somatotrophic hormone

somatotrophic hormone
noun
a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans
Hypernyms: ↑hormone, ↑endocrine, ↑internal secretion
Hyponyms: ↑Protropin

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  • human growth hormone — noun a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans • Syn: ↑somatotropin, ↑somatotrophin, ↑somatotropic hormone, ↑somatotrophic hormone, ↑STH, ↑growth hormone • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • growth hormone — noun a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans • Syn: ↑somatotropin, ↑somatotrophin, ↑somatotropic hormone, ↑somatotrophic hormone, ↑STH, ↑human growth hormone • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Growth hormone — A hormone made in the pituitary gland that stimulates the release of another hormone called somatomedin by the liver, thereby causing growth. Growth hormone is synonymous with somatotropin and somatropin. More specifically (and technically),… …   Medical dictionary

  • internal secretion — noun the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect • Syn: ↑hormone, ↑endocrine • Derivationally related forms: ↑endocrinal (for: ↑endocrine), ↑hormonal ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • somatotrophin — n. a growth hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. Etymology: as SOMATO , TROPHIC * * * noun a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans • Syn: ↑somatotropin, ↑somatotropic hormone, ↑somatotrophic hormone, ↑STH …   Useful english dictionary

  • STH — noun a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans • Syn: ↑somatotropin, ↑somatotrophin, ↑somatotropic hormone, ↑somatotrophic hormone, ↑human growth hormone, ↑growth hormone • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Protropin — noun trade name of a synthetic human growth hormone given to children deficient in the hormone; use by athletes and weightlifters is banned • Hypernyms: ↑somatotropin, ↑somatotrophin, ↑somatotropic hormone, ↑somatotrophic hormone, ↑STH, ↑human… …   Useful english dictionary

  • somatotropin — noun a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans • Syn: ↑somatotrophin, ↑somatotropic hormone, ↑somatotrophic hormone, ↑STH, ↑human growth hormone, ↑growth hormone • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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