Somatomedin Definition

sō-mătə-mēdn, sōmə-tə-
noun
Any of a group of protein hormones produced in the liver and regulating the activity of growth hormones in building muscle and cartilage.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Somatomedin

Noun

Singular:
somatomedin
Plural:
somatomedins

Origin of Somatomedin

  • Perhaps somato(tropin) (inter)med(iary) –in

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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