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hormone

Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːrməʊn; ˈhɔːməʊn/

Translation of hormone in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • hormona (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [injection] de hormonas hormone replacement therapy terapia (feminine) hormonal sustitutiva [secretion] hormonal hormone therapy terapia (feminine) hormonal hormone treatment tratamiento (masculine) hormonal or con hormonas
    Example sentences
    • The synthetic hormones have side effects, especially liver qi stagnation and blood stagnation.
    • Anabolic steroids are synthetic hormones that cause the body to produce muscle and prevent muscle breakdown.
    • The basic hormone on which all synthetic anabolic steroids are based.

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