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human growth hormone

noun, Biochemistry
1.
somatotropin.
Abbreviation: hGH.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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British Dictionary definitions for human growth hormone

human growth hormone

noun
1.
another name for growth hormone HGH
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human growth hormone in Medicine

human growth hormone n.
Abbr. HGH
See somatotropin.

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