steroid

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EtymologyEdit

sterol +‎ -oid

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -ɔɪd
  • IPA(key): /ˈstɛɹɔɪd/, /ˈstɪəɹɔɪd/
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NounEdit

steroid (plural steroids)

  1. (biochemistry, organic chemistry) A class of organic compounds having a structure of 17 carbon atoms arranged in four rings; they are lipids, and occur naturally as sterols, bile acids, adrenal and sex hormones, and some vitamins; many drugs are synthetic steroids.
  2. (bodybuilding, sports) Any anabolic hormone used to promote muscle growth or athletic performance.

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

steroid m

  1. steroid

Further readingEdit

  • steroid in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • steroid in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • steroid in Akademický slovník cizích slov, 1995, at prirucka.ujc.cas.cz

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French stéroïde.

NounEdit

steroid m (plural steroizi)

  1. steroid

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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French stéroïde.

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steroid (definite accusative steroidi, plural steroidler)

  1. steroid

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative steroid
Definite accusative steroidi
Singular Plural
Nominative steroid steroidler
Definite accusative steroidi steroidleri
Dative steroide steroidlere
Locative steroidde steroidlerde
Ablative steroidden steroidlerden
Genitive steroidin steroidlerin