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prohormone

[proh-hawr-mohn] /proʊˈhɔr moʊn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
the inactive precursor molecule from which a hormone is derived.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; pro-1 + hormone
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prohormone pro·hor·mone (prō-hôr'mōn')
n.
An intraglandular precursor of a hormone.

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