Synonyms for melanocyte-stimulating hormone |

Synonyms and antonyms for melanocyte-stimulating hormone

2. stimulating (adj.)

rousing or quickening activity or the senses

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3. stimulating (adj.)

that stimulates

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4. melanocyte (n.)

a cell in the basal layer of the epidermis that produces melanin under the control of the melanocyte-stimulating hormone


5. stimulating (adj.)

making lively and cheerful

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6. hormone-replacement therapy (n.)

hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis


7. melanocyte-stimulating hormone (n.)

a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that controls the degree of pigmentation in melanocytes