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insulin–like growth factor 1

noun \-ˈwən\

Medical Definition of insulin–like growth factor 1

  1. :  the juvenile form of insulin-like growth factor that is produced chiefly by the liver in response to growth hormone with production declining after puberty—abbreviation IGF-1


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