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 (kā′lōn′, kăl′ōn′)
Any of several polypeptides that cause the reversible inhibition of mitosis in the cells that secrete them.

[From Greek khalōn, present participle of khalān, to slacken.]


(Physiology) any internal secretion that inhibits a physiological process or function
[C20: from Greek khalōn, from khalan to slacken]


(ˈkæl oʊn)

an endocrine secretion that depresses or inhibits physiological activity.
[1910–15; < Greek chalôn, present participle of chalân to slacken, loosen; on the model of hormone]
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