somatotropin

play
noun so·mato·tro·pin \ sō-ˌma-tə-ˈtrō-pən \
variants: or less commonly somatotrophin play \sō-ˌma-tə-ˈtrō-fən\

Definition of somatotropin

Origin and Etymology of somatotropin

somatotropic + 1-in


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somatotropin

play
noun so·ma·to·tro·pin \ -ˈtrō-pən \
variants: also somatotrophin play \-fən\

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