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hormone replacement therapy

  

      n   a form of oestrogen treatment used to control menopausal symptoms and in the prevention of osteoporosis,   (Abbrev.)    HRT  
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hormone  
      n  
1    a chemical substance produced in an endocrine gland and transported in the blood to a certain tissue, on which it exerts a specific effect  
2    an organic compound produced by a plant that is essential for growth  
3    any synthetic substance having the same effects  
     (C20: from Greek hormon, from horman to stir up, urge on, from horme impulse, assault)  
  hormonal      adj  


adrenocorticotrophic hormone  
      n      the full name of       ACTH  
antidiuretic hormone  
      n      another name for       vasopressin     (Abbrev.)    ADH  
corpus luteum hormone  
      n      another name for       progesterone  
follicle-stimulating hormone  
      n   a gonadotrophic hormone secreted by the pituitary gland that stimulates maturation of ovarian follicles in female mammals and growth of seminiferous tubules in males,   (Abbrev)    FSH      See also       luteinizing hormone       prolactin  
growth hormone  
      n   a hormone synthesized in and secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that promotes growth of the long bones in the limbs and increases the synthesis of protein essential for growth,   (Also called)    somatotrophin  
hormone replacement therapy  
      n   a form of oestrogen treatment used to control menopausal symptoms and in the prevention of osteoporosis,   (Abbrev.)    HRT  
interstitial-cell-stimulating hormone  
      n      another name for       luteinizing hormone  
juvenile hormone  
      n   a hormone, secreted by insects from a pair of glands behind the brain, that promotes the growth of larval characteristics and inhibits metamorphosis  
luteinizing hormone  
      n   a gonadotrophic hormone secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland. In female vertebrates it stimulates ovulation, and in mammals it also induces the conversion of the ruptured follicle into the corpus luteum. In male vertebrates it promotes maturation of the interstitial cells of the testes and stimulates androgen secretion,   (Abbrev.)    LH     (Also called)    interstitial cell-stimulating hormone      See also       follicle-stimulating hormone       prolactin  
     (C19: from Latin luteum egg yolk, from luteus yellow)  
luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone  
      n   a hypothalamic peptide that stimulates the pituitary gland to release luteinizing hormone,   (Abbrev.)    LH-RH  
parathyroid hormone  
      n   the hormone secreted by the parathyroid glands that controls the level of calcium in the blood: a deficiency of the hormone often results in tetany,   (Also called)    parathormone  
sex hormone  
      n   an animal hormone affecting development and growth of reproductive organs and related parts  
thyroid-stimulating hormone  
      n      another name for       thyrotropin     (Abbrev.)    TSH  

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n.
replacement of a rail transport service (tram, subway, train) with a bus
[Neologism] from "bus" and "substitution"
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