Medical Dictionary

growth hormone

noun

Medical Definition of GROWTH HORMONE

:  a vertebrate polypeptide hormone that is secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland and regulates growth; also :  a recombinant version of this hormone—called also somatotropic hormone, somatotropin; see human growth hormone
July 04, 2015
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