somatotropic hormone

noun

so·​mato·​tro·​pic hormone sō-ˌma-tə-ˈtrō-pik- How to pronounce somatotropic hormone (audio)

Word History

Etymology

somat- + -tropic

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of somatotropic hormone was in 1938

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“Somatotropic hormone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/somatotropic%20hormone. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

somatotropic hormone

noun

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