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  • n. Variant of somatotropin.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of somatotropin.

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  • n. a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans

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Examples

  • * 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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