bovine growth hormone

noun

Medical Definition of bovine growth hormone

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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