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  • noun Alternative spelling of somatotropin.

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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.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed Reuters 2011

  • Polykrates managed fifty-two dairy cows, mostly somatotrophin-enhanced Jersey-Katari hybrids, with a few Guernseys around for variety.

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