Definitions

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  • adj. Of, being, or derived from a steroid.

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  • adj. of or relating to steroid hormones or their effects

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Examples

  • These customs and beliefs are not mere superstition: Asparagus root contains compounds called steroidal glycosides that directly affect hormone production, and may very well influence emotions.

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  • Â The active compounds are called steroidal saponins.

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  • The precedent for the safety of taking Hoodia rests with the use of the whole plant, not with the use of extracts such as steroidal glycosides.

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  • He says there are many effective drops for eyes: mast cell stabilizing agents, antihistamines and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory eye drops.

    Allergy sufferers journey into the season of symptoms

  • There is stuff going on right now, guys who have found other things to use that have steroidal affect.

    Tattenham Corner | Sport | guardian.co.uk

  • Were there other, practical options beside steroidal finance to generate that growth?

    Robert Teitelman: Transactions: Oct. 18, 2010

  • Ms. Moyer doesn't care that the upscale resort town has been bombarded with steroidal retail conglomerates.

    The Customer Is Always Right

  • * Dems stirring, but enthusiasm gap remains: The new Pew poll finds the number of Dems who are giving a lot of thought to the election is rising (about time!), but the steroidal enthusiasm among Republicans has widened their lead in the Congressional ballot matchup among likely voters to 10 points.

    The Morning Plum

  • Yet Dems still aren't goosed up about this election in anywhere near the numbers they need to be -- mainly because the GOP enthusiasm levels are essentially steroidal at this point.

    That enthusiasm gap remains just awful for Dems

  • Look, steroidal executives in both dictatorships and democracies have traditionally viewed standing armies and police forces as their personal gangs.

    You and Whose Army? « Antiwar.com Blog

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