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growth hormone

noun [C] uk   us   specialized
a hormone (= chemical made by living cells) that helps an animal or plant to grow: Scientists have warned that the use of growth hormones to make cattle grow more quickly may result in a health risk for consumers.
Translations of “growth hormone”
in Chinese (Traditional) 生長激素(促進動植物生長的激素)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生长激素(促进动植物生长的激素)…
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