Synonyms and Antonyms for anabolic-steroid

1. anabolic steroid (n.)

any of a group of synthetic steroid hormones used to stimulate muscle and bone growth; more than 100 have been developed and each requires a prescription to be used legally in the United States; sometimes used illicitly by athletes to increase their strength

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2. anabolic (adj.)

characterized by or promoting constructive metabolism

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3. anabolic (adj.)

of or related to the synthetic phase of metabolism

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4. steroid (n.)

any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects

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