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roid

or 'roid  (roid)
n. Slang
An anabolic steroid.

[Short for steroid.]
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One interesting trivia about them is their name that comes from two words which are 'myth' that represents the past and 'roid' from the word 'android' that represents the future.
Misusing anabolic steroids can, in either sex, cause severe acne, mood swings, hallucinations and delusions and aggressive behaviour known as 'roid rage.
Detectives are also investigating whether the famed Blade Runner sprint star was overcome with aggression, or 'roid rage', a side effect of the banned drugs, a British tabloid reported.
It can lead to dangerous levels of aggression, known as 'Roid Rage'.
Cases of "'roid rage" have been documented all over the world.
"There's also 'roid rage' which is definitelypart of theproblem-guyswant to ventthatlevelofaggressioninthegymto work harder and longer and pump biggerandheavierweights,butitmaymake those that are already pre-disposed to violence more aggressive and possibly spill out in a domestic situation.
The 'roid cloud has affected fans' perception of the league, possibly doing damage similar to that of the '94 strike, making us doubt our heroes.
In "Eastbound & Down," McBride stars as Kenny Powers, a foul-mouthed relief pitcher, whose 'roid rage and declining fastball boot him out of baseball and bring him back to his hometown as a substitute teacher.
Despite the side effects--zits, 'roid rage, depression, even beginning to grow breasts--he persists in taking them, and he does well on the field.
The most famous one being the 'roid rage' that some bodybuilders who indulge in the juice feel due to hormone overload.