mammary-stimulating hormone

mammary-stimulating hormone

[′mam·ə·rē ¦stim·yə‚lād·iŋ ′hȯr‚mōn]
(biochemistry)
Estrogen and progesterone considered together as the hormones which induce proliferation of the mammary ductile and acinous elements respectively.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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