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hor·mone

 (hôr′mōn′)
n.
1.
a. A substance, usually a peptide or steroid, produced by one tissue and conveyed by the bloodstream to another to effect physiological activity, such as growth or metabolism.
b. A synthetic compound that acts like a hormone in the body.
2. Any of various similar substances found in plants and insects that regulate development.

[From Greek hormōn, present participle of hormān, to urge on, from hormē, impulse; see er- in Indo-European roots.]

hor·mon′al (-mō′nəl), hor·mon′ic (-mŏn′ĭk) adj.
hor·mon′al·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hormonal - of or relating to or caused by hormones; "hormonal changes"
Translations
hormonální

hormonal

[hɔːˈməʊnəl] ADJhormonal

hormonal

[hɔːrˈməʊnəl] adjhormonal(e)

hormonal

hormonal

[hɔːˈməʊnl] adjormonale

hor·mo·nal

a. hormonal, rel. a una hormona o que actúa como tal.

hormonal

adj hormonal
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