intermedin


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in·ter·me·din

 (ĭn′tər-mēd′n)
[New Latin (pars) intermed(ia), middle part of the hypophysis (from feminine of Late Latin intermedius; see intermediate) + -in.]

intermedin

(ˌɪntəˈmiːdɪn)
n
(Physiology) physiol a hormone that regulates skin pigmentation
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This family also includes calcitonin, two distinct forms of calcitonin gene-related peptide ([alpha]-CGRP and [beta]-CGRP), adrenomedullin and AM2, also known as intermedin.