bovine growth hormone

noun

1
: bovine somatotropin sense 1
abbreviation bGH, BGH
2
: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bovine%20growth%20hormone. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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