from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See growth hormone.
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- n. A polypeptide growth hormone produced by the human pituitary gland.
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- n. a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans
somato- + -trop(ic) + -in.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)