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Etymology

1. hormone

noun. ['ˈhɔrˌmoʊn'] the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect.

Synonyms

  • parathormone
  • Pitressin
  • glucocorticoid
  • TRF
  • thyrotropin-releasing hormone
  • thyroid hormone
  • TRH
  • somatotropic hormone
  • epinephrine
  • releasing hormone
  • MSH
  • somatotrophin
  • glucagon
  • adrenosterone
  • thyrotropin-releasing factor
  • corticotropin
  • thyrotropic hormone
  • Pitocin
  • thyrotrophic hormone
  • secretion
  • catecholamine
  • steroid
  • STH
  • somatotropin
  • releasing factor
  • TSH
  • gonadotrophin
  • parathyroid hormone
  • adrenocorticotropin
  • gonadotropic hormone
  • epinephrin
  • gonadotropin
  • ADH
  • hypothalamic releasing hormone
  • sex hormone
  • protirelin
  • relaxin
  • human growth hormone
  • neurohormone
  • adrenocorticotrophin
  • endocrine
  • RH
  • gonadotrophic hormone
  • vasopressin
  • oxytocin
  • antidiuretic hormone
  • melanocyte-stimulating hormone
  • internal secretion
  • melatonin
  • thyroid-stimulating hormone
  • adrenocorticotropic hormone
  • hypothalamic releasing factor
  • corticotrophin
  • adrenaline
  • thyrotrophin
  • Adrenalin
  • somatotrophic hormone
  • thymosin
  • growth hormone
  • ACTH
  • insulin
  • GI hormones
  • steroid hormone
  • thyrotropin
  • adrenocorticotrophic hormone

Etymology

  • ὁρμή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ὁρμάω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ὁρμῶν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Hormone

  • aimone
  • anemone
  • garramone
  • maimone
  • pheromone
  • salamone
  • systemone

Sentences with hormone


1. Noun, singular or mass
The hormone is then stored as fat in your body.

2. Cardinal number
Underweight girls, in particular, can experience hormone disregulation.

2. hormone-replacement_therapy

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

Synonyms

  • therapy
  • hormone replacement therapy
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