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parahormone

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noun para·hor·mone \-ˈhȯr-ˌmōn\

Medical Definition of parahormone

  1. :  a substance that functions as a hormone but is of relatively nonspecific nature the likely role of neurotensin as a parahormone in the gastrointestinal tract—J. P. Vincent


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