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parahormone

noun para·hor·mone \-ˈhr-ˌmōn\

Medical Definition of PARAHORMONE

:  a substance that functions as a hormone but is of relatively nonspecific nature <the likely role of neurotensin as a parahormone in the gastrointestinal tract—J. P. Vincent>

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May 24, 2015
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