Definition of Nonsteroidal

1. Noun. An organic compound that does no contain a steroid.

Exact synonyms: Nonsteroid
Specialized synonyms: Des, Diethylstilbesterol, Stilbesterol
Generic synonyms: Organic Compound



2. Adjective. Not steroidal or not having the effects of steroid hormones.
Partainyms: Nonsteroid
Antonyms: Steroidal

Definition of Nonsteroidal

1. Adjective. (steroid) That does not consist of, or contain steroids. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nonsteroidal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonsteroidal

nonstealth
nonsteam
nonsteamed
nonsteel
nonstellar
nonstem
nonstereoscopic
nonstereoselective
nonstereospecific
nonstereospecifically
nonstereotypical
nonsterilizable
nonsterilized
nonsterilizing
nonsteroid
nonsteroidal (current term)
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
nonsteroids
nonstick
nonsticky
nonstiff
nonstiffened
nonstiffening
nonstigmatic
nonstigmatized
nonstimulated
nonstimulating
nonstimulation

Literary usage of Nonsteroidal

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1. Management of Cancer Pain: Clinical Practice Guidelines by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) NSAIDs are used as initial therapy in mild pain because they are effective, are often available over the ..."

2. Prescription Drugs: Many Factors Affected Fda's Approval of Selected by Janet Heinrich (2000)
"... holds the patent for Relafen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is used to relieve symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. ..."

3. Diabetes in America by Ronald Aubert (1996)
"Drug Nephrotoxicity Analgesic and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, ... In the case of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, changes in renal blood flow ..."

4. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"This may be the case with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents utilized in the present study. These considerations are of importance in the choice of drugs ..."

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