noun[mass noun] Biochemistry
A growth hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland.
- The Human Growth Complex formula contains somatotrophin and other powerful ingredients and has become a favorite product of athletes seeking an effective legal formulation.
- The over production of somatotrophin can cause gigantism while under production can result in dwarfism.
- Studies show that a 4-year course of somatotrophin can increase bone density by approximately 12%.
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