1. [ noun ] (biology,anatomy,biochemistry) an endocrine secretion that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
Synonyms: endocrine internal_secretion
Related terms: secretion thyroid-stimulating_hormone thyrotrophin thyroxine thyroid_hormone insulin noradrenaline catecholamine adrenocorticotropic_hormone relaxin oxytocin melatonin ghrelin adrenosterone somatotropin hypothalamic_releasing_factor thymosin glucagon glucocorticoid steroid_hormone gastrin adrenotrophin vasopressin parathormone secretin melanocyte-stimulating_hormone neurohormone gonadotropin protirelin adrenaline
Similar spelling:   hormonal