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bovine growth hormone

Syllabification: bo·vine growth hor·mone

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(abbreviation: BGH)

Definition of bovine growth hormone in English:

noun

A natural hormone in cattle that helps regulate growth and milk production and that may be produced artificially and given to dairy cattle to increase the yield of milk. Also called bovine somatotropin.

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