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[Gr. horman, to excite, urge on]
1. A substance originating in an organ, gland, or body part, conveyed through the blood to another body part, and chemically stimulating that part to increase or decrease functional activity or to increase or decrease secretion of another hormone. 2. The secretion of the ductless glands, e.g., insulin from the pancreas. SEE: endocrine gland hormonal (hor-mōn′ăl), adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Hormone." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762376/all/releasing_hormone.
Hormone. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762376/all/releasing_hormone. Accessed October 16, 2019.
Hormone. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762376/all/releasing_hormone
Hormone [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 16]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762376/all/releasing_hormone.
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