hormonogenesis

hor·mo·no·gen·e·sis

(hōr'mō-nō-jen'ĕ-sis),
The formation of hormones.
Synonym(s): hormonopoiesis
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hor·mo·no·gen·e·sis

(hōr-mō'nō-jen'ĕ-sis)
The formation of hormones.
Synonym(s): hormonopoiesis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hormonogenesis

(hor″mō-nō-jĕn′ĕ-sĭs) [″ + genesis, generation, birth]
The production of hormones.
hormonogenic (-jĕn′ĭk), adjective
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In the thyroid gland, Se is associated with the activity of redox-protective peroxidases which prevent thyroid cell from oxidative damage during the process of hormonogenesis [4, 5].
The pathogenesis remains poorly understood but IFN-a is thought to have a direct inhibitory effect on thyrocytes preventing hormonogenesis and secretion.
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CH affects about 1 in 3,000 to 1 in 4,000 infants and in about 15% of cases may result from a defect of thyroid hormonogenesis, mostly inherited in an autosomal recessive fashion (Vulsma and de Vijlder 2000).
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