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Meaning of somatotropin

so•mat•o•tro•pin

Pronunciation: (su-mat"u-trō'pin, sō"mu-tu-), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland, that stimulates growth in humans.
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