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human growth hormone

noun, Biochemistry
Abbreviation: hGH.
Origin of human growth hormone
1970-75 Unabridged
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  • My friend recently offered me some human growth hormone, which he swears has made him look years younger.
  • Short but healthy children are given human growth hormone for their self-esteem.
British Dictionary definitions for human growth hormone

human growth hormone

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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