nonsteroidal: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (non"ste-roid'l, -sti-), [key]
— Pharm. Pharm.
  1. of or pertaining to a substance that is not a steroid but has certain similar physiological effects.
  1. any such substance, esp. a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, as ibuprofen.
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