NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,466 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- anabolic steroid
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- A type of steroid that is used in medicine to repair body tissues and to increase appetite and the growth of muscles. Anabolic steroids are made in the laboratory from testosterone (a male hormone).