pituitrin


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pituitrin

(pɪˈtjuːɪˌtrɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol an aqueous extract of the pituitary glands of cattle which contains the hormones oxytocin and vasopressin
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Mayer, an industry executive and past president of the Institute of American Meat Packers, pointed out that in addition to familiar animal by-products, such as leather, wool, soap, and oleomargarine, new discoveries utilizing animal by-products in the pharmaceutical field were being made almost every year: "What is the value to humanity of such products as pepsin, adrenaline, pituitrin, ovarian extract, pineal extract, insulin and liver extract?