synthetic human growth hormone


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synthetic human growth hormone

A growth hormone made with recombinant DNA techniques.
See also: hormone
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Dykstra was charged with grand theft auto, identity theft and possession of cocaine, Ecstasy and synthetic human growth hormone, among other charges.
Can synthetic human growth hormone (HGH), which is used to help children who can't grow normally because of specific medical conditions, also slow or reverse aging in older adults?
The statement said the practice was discontinued in 1985, when a synthetic human growth hormone was developed.