Definition of somatotrophin in English:

somatotrophin

Line breaks: som¦ato|troph¦in
Pronunciation: /ˌsəʊmətə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊfɪn
 
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noun

[mass noun] Biochemistry
A growth hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland.
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  • 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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