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Definition: A hormone produced by the body. Also a drug used for treating swelling or to (illegally) improve athletic performance.

Pronunciation: st─ôr'oydz

Body System: Endocrine

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: steroids

F55.3 Abuse of steroids or hormones
Z79.51 Long term (current) use of inhaled steroids
Z79.52 Long term (current) use of systemic steroids
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