so·​mato·​tro·​pin sō-ˌma-tə-ˈtrō-pən How to pronounce somatotropin (audio)
variants or less commonly somatotrophin

Examples of somatotropin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Look for yogurt made with milk from cows not treated with recombinant bovine somatotropin hormones (rBST). Stacey Hugues, Verywell Health, 28 Feb. 2023

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Word History


somatotropic + -in entry 1

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of somatotropin was in 1941

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“Somatotropin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

Medical Definition


so·​ma·​to·​tro·​pin -ˈtrō-pən How to pronounce somatotropin (audio)
variants also somatotrophin

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