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Steroid raing seestem: The parent ABCD steroid raing seestem (hydrocarbon framework) is shawn wi IUPAC-approved raing letterin an atom nummerin.[1]:1785f

A steroid is an organic compoond wi fower raings arranged in a speceefic molecular confeeguration. Examples include the dietary lipid cholesterol, the sex hormones estradiol an testosterone[2]:10–19 an the anti-inflammatory drog dexamethasone.[3]

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  1. Moss GP, the Working Party of the IUPAC-IUB Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature (1989). "Nomenclature of steroids, recommendations 1989" (PDF). Pure & Appl. Chem. 61 (10): 1783–1822. doi:10.1351/pac198961101783.  An aa available wi the same authors at Carlson P, Bull JR, Engel K, Fried J, Kircher HW, Loaning KL, Moss GP, Popják G, Uskokovic MR (Dec 1989). "IUPAC-IUB Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature (JCBN). The nomenclature of steroids. Recommendations 1989". European Journal of Biochemistry / FEBS. 186 (3): 429–58. doi:10.1111/j.1432-1033.1989.tb15228.x. PMID 2606099. ; An aa available online at "The Nomenclature of Steroids". London, GBR: Queen Mary University of London. p. 3S-1.4. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  2. Lednicer D (2011). Steroid Chemistry at a Glance. Hoboken: Wiley. ISBN 978-0-470-66084-3. 
  3. Rhen T, Cidlowski JA (Oct 2005). "Antiinflammatory action of glucocorticoids--new mechanisms for old drugs" (PDF). The New England Journal of Medicine. 353 (16): 1711–23. doi:10.1056/NEJMra050541. PMID 16236742.