Juvenile-hormone definitions

Any of several hormones in insects that regulate various physiological processes, especially larval development and reproduction.
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A hormone secreted by insects that regulates growth and metamorphosis and which must be absent for the emergence of an adult: used to inhibit insect growth, as for preventing insect reproduction.
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Any of several hormones in insects that regulate various physiological processes, especially larval development and reproduction.
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Any of a group of sesquiterpene hormones that regulate insect physiology by preventing molting of the exoskeleton and thus development of the larva.
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