medical Definition of antihormone
- … a group of naturally occurring plant chemicals that weakly mimic the effects of estrogen hormones in some parts of the body while acting like antihormones in others.
- —Christine Gorman, Time, 7 June 1999
- Although subsequent work disproved the idea that antihormones played any physiological role in the control of endocrine organs, these experiments excited wide interest at the time and raised the question of species-specificity of protein hormones in therapeutic procedures.
- —R. L. Noble, The Canadian Medical Association Journal, 25 Dec. 1965
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