Definitions

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  • noun biochemistry Any of a group of natural and artificial compounds showing hormone-like properties.

Etymologies

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xeno- +‎ hormone

Examples

  • "We must have identified just the tip of the iceberg in that plastic packaging may be a major source of xenohormone contamination of many other edibles.

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  • The authors conclude: "We must have identified just the tip of the iceberg in that plastic packaging may be a major source of xenohormone* contamination of many other edibles.

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