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Noun: somatotrophin  ,sow-mu-tu'trow-fin or sow,ma-tu'trow-fin
  1. A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans
    - somatotropin, somatotropic hormone, somatotrophic hormone, STH, human growth hormone, growth hormone

Derived forms: somatotrophins

Type of: endocrine, hormone, internal secretion

Encyclopedia: Somatotrophin