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brain hormone

noun

Definition of BRAIN HORMONE

1
:  a hormone that is secreted by neurosecretory cells of the insect brain and that stimulates the prothoracic glands to secrete ecdysone
2
:  any of various hormones (as serotonin) produced in or acting on the vertebrate brain or central nervous system —not usually used technically
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First Known Use of BRAIN HORMONE

1957
Medical Dictionary

brain hormone

noun

Medical Definition of BRAIN HORMONE

:  any of various hormones (as serotonin and melatonin) produced in or acting on the vertebrate brain or central nervous system—not usually used technically

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