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Officials are doubtful as to how useful growth hormone or steroids could be to competitors. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was flatly against the use of anabolic steroids by athletes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Those who suffer all summer should try a steroid nasal spray. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He wants me to take steroids again for a month. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Treat it with a mild steroid cream. The Sun (2014)The trouble is that a lot of the nasal sprays have steroids which can be a problem. The Sun (2008)This disappeared after a steroid cream was applied. Healthy By Nature (1994)But steroid sprays are good if you need regular treatment. The Sun (2014)The other common eczema treatment is steroid cream. The Sun (2015)To fill your system with anabolic steroids to win a race at least has the logic of greed to it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)While classified as a vitamin, it is a steroid hormone vital to health. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Unless you take illegal steroids, this is hard for a woman to do. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But if the steroid spray is working fine, you can carry on with that. The Sun (2012)I played when rumours of steroid abuse were rife. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A pal spoke out to warn about the dangers of steroid abuse. The Sun (2010)The first consideration was whether this might be a case of excessive steroid abuse - but that was easily tested. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In a sport in which power and strength play an increasing part, steroid abuse has been more common place. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some people are tempted to take anabolic steroids to build their muscle mass, while others use them to improve performance. The Sun (2015)These are called steroid hormones. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)Unlike his predecessor, he has publicised the results of all drug tests and banned for life those who have taken anabolic steroids. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Guys often stop me to ask about my fitness routine and if I take steroids. The Sun (2014)Continuing on our journey around the body, we will also meet cholesterol in the glands as it is the derivative of a number of steroid hormones. Fats, Nutrition and Health (1991)The Russian was subsequently found to have taken steroids in 2009 and received a ban but was allowed to keep her gold medal. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The main effect that body builders want is a boost of muscle mass, and anabolic steroids help you get big, fast. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'steroid'
British English: steroid /ˈstɪərɔɪd; ˈstɛr-/ NOUN
A steroid is a type of chemical substance which occurs naturally in the body, and can also be made artificially.
- American English: steroid
- Arabic: سِتِرويِد
- Brazilian Portuguese: esteróide
- Chinese: 类固醇
- Croatian: steroid
- Czech: steroid
- Danish: steroid
- Dutch: steroïde
- European Spanish: esteroide
- Finnish: steroidi
- French: stéroïde
- German: Steroid
- Greek: στεροϊδές
- Italian: steroide
- Japanese: ステロイド
- Korean: 스테로이드
- Norwegian: steroide
- Polish: steroid
- European Portuguese: esteróide
- Romanian: steroid
- Russian: стероид
- Spanish: esteroide
- Swedish: steroid
- Thai: สเตียรอยด์
- Turkish: steroid
- Ukrainian: стероїд
- Vietnamese: chất hữu cơ steroid
Definition of steroid from the Collins English Dictionary
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