Associations to the word «Hormone»


HORMONE, noun. (physiology) Any substance produced by one tissue and conveyed by the bloodstream to another to effect physiological activity.
HORMONE, noun. (pharmacology) A synthetic compound with the same activity.
HORMONE, noun. Any similar substance in plants.
HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY, noun. (medicine) (especially serotherapy) Any of several medical regimens that introduce hormones to the body to replace lost or unavailable ones.
HORMONE THERAPIES, noun. Plural of hormone therapy
HORMONE THERAPY, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see hormone,‎ therapy.
HORMONE THERAPY, noun. Hormone replacement therapy

Dictionary definition

HORMONE, noun. The secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect.

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