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(hor′mōn″ )

[Gr. horman, to excite, urge on]

1. A substance originating in an organ, gland, or body part, conveyed through the blood to another body part, and chemically stimulating that part to increase or decrease functional activity or to increase or decrease secretion of another hormone.
2. The secretion of the ductless glands, e.g., insulin from the pancreas.
SEE: endocrine gland
hormonal (hor-mōn′ăl), adj.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Hormone." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762376/all/somatotropin_releasing_hormone.
Hormone. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762376/all/somatotropin_releasing_hormone. Accessed June 24, 2019.
Hormone. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762376/all/somatotropin_releasing_hormone
Hormone [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762376/all/somatotropin_releasing_hormone.
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