Anecdotally, each of us probably has experienced the hale and hearty 90-year-old who has smoked two packs a day since "before you were born" as well as the 50-year-old smoker with oxygen and steroid-dependent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
What does SD stand for?
SD stands for Steroid-Dependent (medical status)
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We have 158 other meanings of SD in our Acronym Attic
- Star Destroyer (Star Wars)
- Start Descent
- State Director
- Static Data
- Static Displacement
- Stationary Deterministic (neural information processing)
- Stationary Disturbance
- Stay Down
- Steely Dan
Samples in periodicals archive:
Sinai investigating whether steroid-dependent asthma sufferers can be weaned off their medications while taking these herbs.
To delineate glucocorticoid response, the laboratory developed and routinely performs two clinically assays for patients with severe steroid-dependent asthma, which are unavailable elsewhere.
Both, AR and ERs have been implicated with steroid-dependent growth of LNCaP cells; however, the available data suggest that these receptors are not addressed by CR.
For patients with steroid-resistant or steroid-dependent disease, the use of infliximab (a monoclonal antibody to TNF-[alpha] may help induce and sustain clinical remission, thus avoiding surgery.
The importance of androgens and estrogens for the development of reproductive organs, for fertility, and in certain sex steroid-dependent diseases is well known.
The present study investigated the effects of the dioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) on steroid-dependent development of amphibian gonaducts.