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an·a·bol·ic

(an'ă-bol'ik),
Relating to or promoting anabolism.

anabolic

Biochemistry
adjective Referring to anabolism, the building of tissue, as that driven by anabolic steroids.

Popular health
noun A nutritional supplement used to build proteins and increase muscle mass.

an·a·bol·ic

(an'ă-bol'ik)
Relating to or promoting anabolism.

anabolic

1. Pertaining to a chemical reaction in which small molecules, such as amino acids, are combined to form larger molecules, such as proteins.
2. Of any substance that increases the rate of metabolism of a cell or organism.
3. Of a drug, such as a male sex hormone, that promotes body bulk.

an·a·bol·ic

(an'ă-bol'ik)
Relating to or promoting anabolism.

anabolic

pertaining to or arising from anabolism.

anabolic steroid
steroids with a tissue-building effect. Testosterone is an example of a natural anabolic steroid with the, sometimes undesirable, effect of causing masculinization. Synthetic steroids are designed to avoid this problem as much as possible. The purpose of their use includes improvement in body weight in old animals and in the young after debilitating disease or major surgery.
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Anabolic androgenic steroid abuse among young people is a widespread problem worldwide, and adverse events such as sudden cardiac death and heart attack have been reported in athletes, said lead author Francis Ribeiro de Souza.
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It is not against the law to possess anabolic steroids, but it is illegal to manufacture or supply the muscleenhancing drug.
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The law calls for DEA to address products that are "substantially similar" to anabolic steroids and that have been illegally marketed to promote muscle growth.
Clinical tests conducted on users of various anabolic steroids showed that they can cause numerous health problems such as liver diseases, interstitial nephritis, intestinal and respiratory disorders and hair loss.
Results indicated that users of ergogenic supplements were more likely to believe in the effectiveness of nonmedical anabolic steroids.
Anabolic androgenic usage became widespread in the athletic community by 1964 and the use of the anabolic androgenic by athletes has been in existence for more than forty years (Thein, thein, & landry, (1995).
Some side effects of anabolic steroid use are in physical appearance: male pattern baldness, in women as well as men; acne, particularly on the upper back, or stretch marks on your shoulders and other parts of your body where increased muscle mass has actually stretched the skin.
1996, Effects of prolonged exposure to anabolic steroids on the behavior of male and female mice.
I and the vast multitude of Equestrian Sport lovers in the UAE are absolutely delighted to hear of the strong stand that His Highness Shaikh Mohammmad has taken against the importation of anabolic steroids into the UAE which will effectively stop the use of the drug in this country," said Buckley who won the Grand National in 1962.
Summary: Godolphin's founder, Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, issued a decree Thursday banning anabolic .