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hormonenoun [C]

us   /ˈhɔr·moʊn/
biology any of various chemicals in the body that are carried by the blood and that influence the body’s growth and how it works
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hormonenoun [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
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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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