MSH


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MSH

abbr.
melanocyte-stimulating hormone

MSH

melanocyte-stimulating hormone: a pituitary gland hormone that causes darkening of the skin by increasing the production of melanin.
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Noun1.MSH - a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that controls the degree of pigmentation in melanocytes
endocrine, hormone, internal secretion - the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
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From January to June, MSH handled nearly 650,000 teus (twenty-foot equivalent units) of international boxed cargoes, a new mid-year record for the port and higher by over 15 percent versus the first half of 2018.
The Mendenhall High School graduate has worked at MSH for over 25 years.
The firm said that its MSH Assistance programme is a multilingual service that offers international assistance, emergency evacuation, repatriation and risk management to travellers and businesses worldwide.
In creating this new agency, MSH agency has partnered with Qualis Management, which offers technical support and consulting services to health care providers.
With the launch of MSH Fashion Mentorship Programme in March by the Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, the programme brought together 12 fashion mentors tasked with imparting knowledge to 12 mentees chosen for this programme.
Recently the studies have focused on their receptors and specific binding sites in order to elucidate the effect mechanism of MSH. However, the extent of such changes in various plant species has not been yet understood.
Currently, the combined yard utilization at the two international Manila ports MICT and MSH is at 60.12 percent, or about 20 percent below the optimum level of 80 percent.
Lack of MSH leads to the person being constantly hungry.
The neuroendocrine circuitry controlled by POMC, MSH, and AGRP Handb Exp Pharmacol 2012;209:47-75.
MSH's sponsorship allowed the EHBC to host new initiatives to motivate and educate industry professionals, these included:
VVA managing director Dana Panzarino said, "We had been following the merger talks between MSH and CHP for quite some time, and are delighted to be part of the team that is helping the two organizations come together to provide world class healthcare services to New York City."
The MSH colony of Townsend's Big-eared Bats has been a focus of substantial conservation efforts.