Steroid Information

Simple Dictionary of Anabolic Steroid Terms and Definitions

Constructive metabolism characterized by the building of tissue into more complex living matter, mainly muscle.

Promoting anabolism

Anabolic steroid :
Any one of several compounds derived from testosterone or prepared synthetically to promote general body growth, to oppose the effects of endogenous estrogen , or to promote masculinization effects. They have a chemical structure similar to cholesterol.

Any steroid hormone that promotes male characteristics.

The on take of feminine characteristics or feminization.

Adenosine triphosphate is a molecule used to store and release energy in the muscle.

Refers to a state of deterioration usually within the muscle or bodily organ due to a lack of use or health.

Bitch Tits:
A slang term for gynecomastia.

A complex metabolic process in which energy is liberated for use in work, energy storage, or heat production by the destruction of complex substances. Basically muscle tissue is broken down when a person is in a catabolic state and the use of anabolic steroids will change this.

A fatty substance found in animals that performs many vital functions and is synthesized by the liver and the adrenal cortex.

A nitrogenous compound that when combined with phosphate produces ATP

The time in which a certain supplement is taken. If you take a supplement for 6 weeks it is a 6-week cycle . Usually the time on a cycle is followed by the same amount of time off of the cycle .

Dart, poke, ned:
Slang terms for syringes .

A substance that increases the amount of urine which is released by the kidneys.

Natural hormone that promotes the growth and development of female characteristics.

Fakes or basement drug:
Refers to counterfeit or fake steroids .

A bodybuilding term used to describe a person who is huge and obviously on steroids .

Slang for steroids , syringes, anything associated with the use of steroids

An abnormal enlargement of one or both breasts in men. This condition is usually temporary due to a hormonal imbalance brought on by the use of steroids , however, can occur naturally as well.

Immune system:
The system in a person’s body that wards off infection and responds to illness.

Slang term for injectable steroids

Lean mass:
The amount of muscle on a person’s body

A person’s sex drive.

Any of a large number of hormonal substances with the same basic chemical structure produced mainly in the adrenal cortex and gonads.

An androgenic hormone which is used to produce anabolic steroids .

The production of heat- Raises metabolism making it easier to burn fat.

Trade name:
The name given to a particular substance by each company that manufactures it.

The process in which a person takes on the characteristics of a mature male -Masculinization.