bovine growth hormone


: bovine somatotropin sense 1
abbreviation bGH, BGH
: a genetically engineered form of bovine somatotropin that is injected into cows to stimulate milk production
abbreviation bGH, BGH

Note: The abbreviations rbGH and rBGH are also used to indicate the genetically engineered recombinant form.

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“Bovine growth hormone.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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