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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect.

Usage examples (37)
  • In 2003, Dr. Gershon Ejeckam wrote a series of memos in which he dubbed hormone receptor testing erratic, unreliable and unhelpful.
  • We know African-Americans are diagnosed at younger ages with what we call hormone-sensitive cancers, like prostate and breast cancer.
  • Possible brain hormone may unlock mystery of hibernation
  • Unified field theory discovery lost in hormone wash, perhaps. for more
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