anabolic steroidmedical dictionary

<endocrinology> A type of steroid hormone that stimulates the synthesis of protein. Anabolic steroids are compounds which stimulate the body into anabolism. This process involves the building of complex compounds from smaller simpler ones (for example proteins are built from amino acids). This process requires energy.

(13 Nov 1997)

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