insulinlike growth factors


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in·su·lin·like growth fac·tors

(IGF) (in'sŭ-lin-līk grōth fak'tŏrz)
Peptides with formation that is stimulated by growth hormone. These peptides bring about peripheral tissue effects of that hormone and have high (about 70%) homology to human insulin.
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