Growth-hormone meaning

Any of various natural or synthetic substances that regulate the growth of animals or plants.
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Any of such natural substances in vertebrates, consisting of polypeptide hormones that are secreted by the pituitary gland and promote growth of the body, especially by stimulating release of somatomedins.
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Any of various natural or synthetic substances that regulate the growth of animals or plants.
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Any of such natural substances in vertebrates, consisting of polypeptide hormones that are secreted by the pituitary gland and promote growth of the body, especially by stimulating release of somatomedins.
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A polypeptide hormone of the anterior part of the pituitary gland, that promotes normal growth.
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Any of various substances that promote growth, as of plants or beef cattle.
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Any of various natural or synthetic substances that regulate the growth of animals or plants.
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Any of such natural substances in vertebrates, consisting of polypeptide hormones that are secreted by the pituitary gland and promote growth of the body, especially by stimulating release of somatomedins.
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A polypeptide hormone secreted by the anterior portion of the pituitary gland that promotes growth by stimulating protein synthesis. Growth hormone also acts on the liver to produce peptides called somatomedins , which stimulate growth of bone, cartilage, and muscle.
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Any of various natural or synthetic substances that regulate the growth of plants. Auxins in plants are growth hormones.
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Any polypeptide hormone, secreted by the pituitary gland, that promotes growth and regulates the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and lipids.
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Any synthetic substance that promotes growth in animals or plants.
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