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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The most abundant steroid in the human body, that is involved in the manufacture many hormones.

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  • DHEA is short for dehydroepiandrosterone, which is a steroids precursor banned by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
  • The league announced the suspension Thursday for Mayo's positive test for dehydroepiandrosterone DHEA.
  • People for a long time believed DHEA -- you may have heard of this substance -- the actual name is dehydroepiandrosterone.
  • Mayo was suspended 10 games for taking dehydroepiandrosterone DHEA, the same substance that got Rashard Lewis sacked in 2009. for more
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