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hormone

noun [C] uk   /ˈhɔː.məʊn/ us    /ˈhɔːr.moʊn/
any of various chemicals made by living cells that influence the development, growth, sex, etc. of an animal and are carried around the body in the blood: male and female hormones growth hormones
Translations of “hormone”
in Korean 호르몬…
in Arabic هُرْمون…
in French hormone…
in Turkish hormon…
in Italian ormone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 荷爾蒙,激素…
in Russian гормон…
in Polish hormon…
in Spanish hormona…
in Portuguese hormônio…
in German das Hormon…
in Catalan hormona…
in Japanese ホルモン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 荷尔蒙,激素…
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