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somatotropin

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

Definition of somatotropin in English:

noun

Biochemistry
A growth hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland.
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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