insulin-like growth factor

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in·su·lin–like growth factor

noun \ˌin(t)-s(ə-)lən-ˌlīk-\

Definition of INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR

: either of two polypeptides structurally similar to insulin that are secreted either during fetal development or during childhood and that mediate growth hormone activity; especially : insulin-like growth factor 1

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