Definition of somatotropin in English:


Syllabification: so·mat·o·tro·pin
Pronunciation: /səˌmatəˈtrōpən
(also somatotrophin)


  • A growth hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland.
    More example sentences
    • 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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