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human growth hormone

noun

Definition of HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE

:  the naturally occurring growth hormone of humans or a genetically engineered form that is used to treat children with growth hormone deficiencies and has been used especially by athletes to increase muscle mass
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First Known Use of HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE

1960
Medical Dictionary

human growth hormone

noun

Medical Definition of HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE

:  the naturally occurring growth hormone of humans or a recombinant version that is used to treat children with growth hormone deficiencies and has been used especially by athletes to increase muscle mass—abbreviation HGH; see somatropin

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