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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 Arabic هُرْمون…
in Korean 호르몬…
in Malaysian hormon…
in French hormone…
in Turkish hormon…
in Italian ormone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 荷爾蒙,激素…
in Russian гормон…
in Polish hormon…
in Vietnamese hoóc môn…
in Spanish hormona…
in Portuguese hormônio…
in Thai ฮอร์โมน…
in German das Hormon…
in Catalan hormona…
in Japanese ホルモン…
in Indonesian hormon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 荷尔蒙,激素…
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