Definición de chalone en inglés:


Saltos de línea: cha|lone
Pronunciación: /ˈkaləʊn
, ˈkeɪ-/


A substance secreted like a hormone but having the effect of inhibiting a physiological process.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A reaction based on chalones cannot explain the re-transformation of the tumour into normal skin cells.
  • In addition, European researchers provided evidence for endogenous growth inhibitory substances, called chalones, in glands and tissues.
  • Regression of generalized leukaemia in rat is induced by the granulocytic chalone.


early 20th century: from Greek khalōn 'slackening', present participle of khalaein, on the pattern of hormone.

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día ween
Pronunciación: wiːn
be of the opinion; think or suppose