anabolic steroid

(A-nuh-BAH-lik STAYR-oyd)

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).

Pronunciation of dictionary term "anabolic steroid"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "esteroide anabólico"

Tipo de esteroide que se usa en medicina para reparar los tejidos del cuerpo y aumenar el apetito y el crecimiento muscular. Los esteroides anabólicos se producen en el laboratorio a partir de la testosterona (una hormona masculina).