STEROID By N., Sam M.S. - 3 any organic molecule that has 4 interconnecting hydrocarbon rings. The sex hormones in both males and females are steroids. STEROID: "Vitamin D and cholesterol are examples of steroids." Related Psychology Terms SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) HOMOSEXUALITY (ETIOLOGY AND THERAPY) VANDENBERGH EFFECT ADOLESCENCE (Theories) STEROID HORMONE A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide MASCULINITY-FEMININITY TESTS ADRENAL GLANDS ORGANICISM (Organic Viewpoint) FIGURE-DRAWING TEST Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "STEROID," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/steroid/ (accessed May 24, 2022).