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Spanish translation of “steroid”

steroid

noun /ˈsteroid/
a chemical substance that is produced naturally in the body or artificially as a drug and is used to treat illnesses and injuries
Esteroide
Steroids are sometimes taken illegally by athletes to improve their performance.
(Definition of steroid from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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