Definition of bovine somatotrophin in English:

bovine somatotrophin

Line breaks: bo¦vine som¦ato|troph¦in
Pronunciation: /ˌsəʊmətə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊfɪn
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A growth hormone occurring naturally in cows that is added to cattle feed to increase milk production.
    More example sentences
    • The prohibition provided for in Article 1 shall not affect the production of bovine somatotrophin in the Member States, or imports, for the purposes of its export to third countries.
    • Then the bovine somatotrophin is injected into cows to increase milk production.
    • The production or importation of bovine somatotrophin in the Member States for the purposes of exporting it to third countries continues to be authorised.

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