SYN: steroid (2).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Steroid — A large group of chemical substances related in structure to one another and each containing the same chemical skeleton (a tetracyclic cyclopenta[a]phenanthrene skeleton). Many hormones, body constituents, and drugs are steroids. Examples: drugs… …   Medical dictionary

  • stéride — [ sterid ] n. m. • 1941; de stér(ol) et suff. ide ♦ Biochim. Substance lipidique, ester d un acide gras et d un stérol. Les stérides sont des constituants normaux des tissus animaux. ● stéride nom masculin (de stérol) Lipide simple qui résulte de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • steride — noun see sterid …   Useful english dictionary

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