Steroid vs Steroidally - What's the difference?

steroid | steroidally |


As a noun steroid

is (biochemistry) a class of organic compounds having a structure of 17 carbon atoms arranged in four rings; they are lipids, and occur naturally as sterols, bile acids, adrenal and sex hormones, and some vitamins; many drugs are synthetic steroids.

As an adverb steroidally is

in a steroidal way; by means of steroids.

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steroid

Noun

(en noun)
  • (biochemistry) A class of organic compounds having a structure of 17 carbon atoms arranged in four rings; they are lipids, and occur naturally as sterols, bile acids, adrenal and sex hormones, and some vitamins; many drugs are synthetic steroids.
  • (bodybuilding) Any anabolic hormone used to promote muscle growth.
  • (sports, US) Any chemical compound used to enhance athletic performance.
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    Adverb

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  • In a steroidal way; by means of steroids.