Definición de somatomedin en inglés:

somatomedin

Saltos de línea: som¦ato|medin
Pronunciación: /ˌsəʊmətə(ʊ)ˈmiːdɪn
 
/

sustantivo

[mass noun] Biochemistry
  • A hormone which acts as an intermediate in the stimulation of tissue growth by growth hormone.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • IGF-I (originally called somatomedin C) is a growth factor structurally related to insulin.
    • This is accomplished through development of several small proteins called somatomedin which are formed in the liver.
    • Because the liver also is a primary source of somatomedins, an estrogenic stimulus might ultimately increase somatomedin concentrations.

Origen

1970s: from somato- 'of the body' + (inter)med(iary) + -in1.

Más definiciones de somatomedin 

Definición de somatomedin en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día maelstrom
Pronunciación: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea