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hormonenoun [C]

uk   /ˈhɔː.məʊn/  us   /ˈhɔːr.moʊn/
any of ​variouschemicals made by ​livingcells 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
(Definition of hormone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hormonenoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɔr·moʊn/
biology any of ​variouschemicals in the ​body that are ​carried by the ​blood and that ​influence the body’s ​growth and how it ​works
(Definition of hormone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hormone”
in Korean 호르몬…
in Arabic هُرْمون…
in Malaysian hormon…
in French hormone…
in Russian гормон…
in Chinese (Traditional) 荷爾蒙,激素…
in Italian ormone…
in Turkish hormon…
in Polish hormon…
in Spanish hormona…
in Vietnamese hoóc môn…
in Portuguese hormônio…
in Thai ฮอร์โมน…
in German das Hormon…
in Catalan hormona…
in Japanese ホルモン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 荷尔蒙,激素…
in Indonesian hormon…
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