hormonogen


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prohormone

 [pro-hor´mōn]
a precursor of a hormone, such as a polypeptide that is cleaved to form a shorter polypeptide hormone or a steroid that is converted to an active hormone by peripheral metabolism. Called also prehormone.

hormonogen

/hor·mon·o·gen/ (hor´mon-o-jen″) prohormone.

hormonogen

prohormone.