somatotropin


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so·mat·o·tro·pin

 (sə-măt′ə-trō′pĭn, sō′mə-tə-) also so·mat·o·tro·phin (-trō′fĭn)
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so•mat•o•tro•pin

(səˌmæt əˈtroʊ pɪn)

n.
a polypeptide growth hormone of humans, secreted by the anterior pituitary gland. Also called human growth hormone.
[1940–45; somatotrop(hic) stimulating body growth (see somato-, -trophic) + -in1]
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Noun1.somatotropin - a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans
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
Protropin - trade name of a synthetic human growth hormone given to children deficient in the hormone; use by athletes and weightlifters is banned
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somatotropin

n somatotropina
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[USPRwire, Thu Aug 29 2019] Human growth hormone, also known as somatotropin or growth hormone, helps in the growth of all the essential tissues of the body including bones.
[ClickPress, Thu Aug 29 2019] Human growth hormone, also known as somatotropin or growth hormone, helps in the growth of all the essential tissues of the body including bones.
Effect of bovine somatotropin on metabolism of lactating dairy cows: influence on rates of irreversible loss and oxidation of glucose and nonesterified fatty acids.
Effects of bovine somatotropin and evaporative cooling plus shade on lactation performance of cows during summer heat stress.
To that end, the ads assure consumers that Arla cheese contains no "weird stuff" or "ingredients that you can't pronounce"in particular, no milk from cows treated with recombinant bovine somatotropin ("rbST"), an artificial growth hormone.
Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin (rBST) also known as Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) is considered as one such example of efficient food production practices that will help to feed the world in the future.
KARACHI -- The Sindh govAernment on Monday impAoAsed a 'complete' ban on the sale, purchase and use of the synthetic recombinant bovAine somatotropin (RBST) injAection used for increasing the production of milk in cattle.
According to Heath care experts studies have shown that the hormone recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST) has serious health risks for animals who are administered the hormonal injection and the humans who consumed their milk.
The RBST is a synthetic recombinant Bovine Somatotropin hormone.

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