Hormone

Hormone is American slang for a sexually aggressive person.
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Hormone

Hormone is American slang for a sexually aggressive person.
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hormone

Chemical that acts as a messenger relaying instructions to start certain physiological activities. Hormones are synthesized in one type of cell, and released to direct the function of other cell types.
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Hormone

A chemical agent that controls various physiological processes within an organism e.g. adrenaline stimulates the heart; auxins and cytokinins in plants stimulate cell proliferation and growth.
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hormone

(Variation and inheritance) chemical messengers produced in glands and carried by the blood to specific organs in the body
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hormone

[n] - an endocrine secretion that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
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Hormone

A chemical produced in one part of the body and released into the blood to trigger or regulate particular functions of the body. For example, insulin is a hormone made in the pancreas that tells other cells when to use glucose energy. Synthetic hormones made for use as medicines can be the same or different from those made in the body.
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hormone

A chemical messenger from one cell (or group of cells) to another. Hormones are produced to stimulate or slow down various body functions. The levels of some hormones increase ten-fold during pregnancy.
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Hormone

A hormone is a chemical produced in an endocrine gland and transported in the blood to a particular tissue where it exerts a particular effect.
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hormone

a chemical produced in one part of the body and released into the blood to trigger or regulate particular functions of the body. For example, insulin is a hormone made in the pancreas that tells other cells when to use glucose for energy. Synthetic hormones, made for use as medicines, can be the same or different from those made in the body.
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hormone

Substance formed in one organ or part of the body and carried in the blood to another organ or part where it selectively alters functional activity.
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hormone

A molecule produced by endocrine glands that controls specific biological processes like growth and metabolism.
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Hormone

(hormones) Natural chemicals made in one part of the body which travel in the bloodstream and make things happen in another part of the body. Some cancers are stimulated to grow by hormones, including the sex hormones (testosterone in men and oestrogen in women).
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Hormone

Chemical secreted in small amounts, which coordinates growth and activities
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Hormone

a chemical produced by a gland or tissue that is released into the bloodstream; controls body functions such as growth and sexual development
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Hormone

A hormone is a substance produced by endocrine glands, released in very low concentration into the bloodstream, and which exerts regulatory effects on specific organs or tissues distant from the site of secretion.
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Hormone

A chemical “signal� carried in the blood.
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Hormone

A chemical substance which is produced in a gland and transported to a certain tissue upon which it has some specific effect.
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Hormone

Hormone: A chemical substance produced in the body that controls and regulates the activity of certain cells or organs. Many hormones are secreted by specialized glands such as the thyroid gland. Hormones are essential for every activity of daily living, including the processes of digestion, metabolism, growth, reproduction, and mood control. Many
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Hormone

A chemical messenger formed in one part of the body and carried in the blood to other parts of the body where it stimulates or suppresses cell and tissue activity.
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hormone

A substance secreted by specialized cells that affects the metabolism or behaviour of other cells possessing functional receptors for the hormone. Hormones may be hydrophilic, like insulin, in which case the receptors are on the cell surface, or lipophilic, like the steroids, where the receptor can be intracellular. See Tables H2 and H3.
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Hormone

Hor'mone (hôr'mōn) noun [ From Greek 'orma`ein to excite.] (Physiol. Chem.) A chemical substance formed in one organ and carried in the circulation to another organ on which it exerts a stimulating effect; thus, according to Starling, the gastric glands are stimulated by a ho
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hormone

<endocrinology> A naturally occuring substance secreted by specialised cells that affects the metabolism or behaviour of other cells possessing functional receptors for the hormone. Hormones may be hydrophilic, like insulin, in which case the receptors are on the cell surface or lipophilic, like the steroids, where the receptor can be intrace
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hormone

endocrine noun the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
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hormone

(hor´mōn) a chemical transmitter substance produced by cells of the body and transported by the bloodstream to the cells and organs on which it has a specific regulatory effect. Hormones act as chemical messengers to body organs, stimulating certain life processes and retarding others. Growth, reproduction, control...
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