somatotrope


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somatotroph

 [so-mat´o-trof″]
a type of acidophil of the adenohypophysis that secretes growth hormone.

somatotrope

/so·mato·trope/ (so-mat´o-trōp) somatotroph.

so·ma·to·troph

, somatotrope (sō-mat'ō-trōf, -trōp)
A cell of the adenohypophysis that produces somatotropin.

somatotrope

somatotroph.
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