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hormone US English

A regulatory substance produced in an organism and transported in tissue fluids such as blood or sap to stimulate specific cells or tissues into action

sex hormone US English

A hormone, such as estrogen or testosterone, affecting sexual development or reproduction

growth hormone US English

A hormone that stimulates growth in animal or plant cells, especially (in animals) a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland

juvenile hormone US English

Any of a number of hormones regulating larval development in insects and inhibiting metamorphosis

antidiuretic hormone US English

Another term for vasopressin.

gonadotropic hormone US English

Another term for gonadotropin.

luteinizing hormone US English

A hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates ovulation in females and the synthesis of androgen in males

luteotropic hormone US English

Another term for prolactin.

bovine growth hormone US English

A natural hormone in cattle that helps regulate growth and milk production and that may be produced artificially and given to dairy cattle to increase the yield of milk

adrenocorticotropic hormone US English

A hormone secreted by the pituitary gland and stimulating the adrenal cortex

follicle-stimulating hormone US English

A hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that promotes the formation of ova or sperm

thyroid-stimulating hormone US English

Another term for thyrotropin.

thyrotropin-releasing hormone US English

A hormone secreted by the hypothalamus that stimulates release of thyrotropin

hormone replacement therapy US English

Treatment with estrogens with the aim of alleviating menopausal symptoms or osteoporosis

melanocyte-stimulating hormone US English

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

parathyroid US English

A gland next to the thyroid that secretes a hormone (parathyroid hormone) that regulates calcium levels in a person’s body

adrenocorticotrophic hormone in adrenocorticotropic hormone US English

A hormone secreted by the pituitary gland and stimulating the adrenal cortex

parathyroid hormone in parathyroid US English

A gland next to the thyroid that secretes a hormone (parathyroid hormone) that regulates calcium levels in a person’s body

hormone English-Spanish

hormona feminine

hormone replacement therapy in hormone English-Spanish

terapia feminine hormonal sustitutiva