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bovine growth hormone


Medical Definition of bovine growth hormone

  1. 1:  bovine somatotropin 1—abbreviation bGH, BGH

  2. 2:  a genetically engineered form of bovine somatotropin that is injected into cows to stimulate milk production—abbreviation bGH, BGH The abbreviations rbGH and rBGH are also used to indicate the genetically engineered recombinant form.

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