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- noun Alternative spelling of
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- noun a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans
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* Human growth hormone hGH - also called somatotrophin or somatotrophic hormone - is a hormone naturally produced by the body.
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Polykrates managed fifty-two dairy cows, mostly somatotrophin-enhanced Jersey-Katari hybrids, with a few Guernseys around for variety.
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