somatotrophin


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somatotrophin

 [so´mah-to-tro″fin]
growth hormone. adj., adj somatotroph´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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This growth process is stimulated by somatotrophin (growth hormone) released by the anterior pituitary gland.
Influence of bovine somatotrophin and replacement of corn dextrose with concentrate on the performance of mid-lactating buffaloes fed urea-treated wheat straw.

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