A substance that is synthesized by a plant part and acts to control or regulate the growth and development of the plant. The action and effectiveness of a hormone can depend on the hormone's chemical structure, its amount in relation to other hormones that have competing or opposing effects, and the ways in which it interacts with chemical receptors in various plant parts. Auxins, cytokinins, gibberellins, abscisic acid, and ethylene are plant hormones.
Secreting externally, directly or through a duct:
Of or relating to a gland whose output consists of disintegrated secretory cells along with the secretory product itself.
Of, relating to, or involving the corpus luteum.
Of the thymus
A substance secreted directly into the blood, as by an endocrine gland; hormone
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