Hormone Synonyms

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Synonyms for Hormone

(Biochemistry) An alternative name for epinephrine; the hormone and neurotransmitter.
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An estrogenic hormone, C18 H22 O2 , that is secreted by the ovaries and by fatty tissue. It is the main form of estrogen in postmenopausal women.
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A hormone produced principally by the small intestine in response to the presence of fats, causing contraction of the gallbladder, release of bile, and secretion of pancreatic digestive enzymes.
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A drug prepared from natural or synthetic progesterone, used in the prevention of miscarriage, in the treatment of menstrual disorders, and as a constituent of some oral contraceptives.
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(Biochemistry, steroids) An androgenic hormone, excreted in the urine, somewhat less active than testosterone.
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Any of a group of natural biochemicals, as serotonin, angiotensin, or histamine, that activate changes in the blood, nerves, etc., similar to those caused by drugs
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A steroid hormone that is easily formed from or converted to cortisol in the blood and is also produced synthetically for use as a pharmaceutical. The effects of cortisone on body tissues are similar to those of naturally or synthetically produced cortisol.
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A drug consisting of, or a regimen involving, a compound from this group
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A preparation extracted from the pancreas of sheep, oxen, etc. and used hypodermically in the treatment of diabetes mellitus
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Any of several plant hormones that regulate various functions, including cell elongation.
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Endocrine is defined as a gland that creates hormones or the hormones created by that gland.
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A substance secreted directly into the blood, as by an endocrine gland; hormone
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A corticosteroid, C21 H30 O4 , that is secreted into the bloodstream by the adrenal cortex in response to stress and stimulates many metabolic pathways, such as the production of glucose.
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(Biochemistry) A hormone, originally isolated from the adrenal cortex that has weak androgenic effects
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Words Related to Hormone

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(Anatomy) Any of various glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood or lymph and not through a duct.
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Find another word for hormone. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hormone, like: adrenaline, estrone, leptin, cortisol, , cholecystokinin, progesterone, androsterone, autacoid, cortisone and endocrine-gland.