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so•mat•o•tro•pin



Pronunciation: (su-mat"u-trō'pin, sō"mu-tu-), [key]
n. Biochem.
a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland, that stimulates growth in humans. Also called so•mat'o•troph'ic hor'mone Pronunciation: (su-mat'u-trof'ik, -trō'fik, sō'mu-tu-, su-mat"u-, sō"mu-tu-), [key] human growth hormone.

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