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melanocyte-stimulating hormone Syllabification: me·lan·o·cyte-stim·u·lat·ing hor·mone

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(abbreviation: MSH)

Definition of melanocyte-stimulating hormone in English:

noun

Physiology
A hormone secreted by the pituitary gland that is involved in pigmentation changes in some animals.

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