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psychoactive substances that are intended to imitate naturally occurring hormones, such as testosterone, produced by the adrenal gland. They are able to stimulate the conversion of nutrients into tissue to build muscle faster.

anabolic steroids

2

naturally occurring male hormones, such as testosterone, that are essential for normal growth and development

androgen

3

a naturally occurring androgen that is responsible for normal male sex organ development, greater muscle mass, deeper voice and body hair

testosterone

4

a pattern of abusing anabolic steroids where the individual consumes several types of anabolic steroids at once

stacking

5

a pattern of abusing anabolic steroids where the individual consumes different types of steroids in sequence but only takes one at a time

cycling

6

when anabolic steroid users develop tolerance sits psychological and physiological effects

plateauing