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Also called melanocyte-stimulating hormone, melanotropin. Biochemistry. a hormone, produced in vertebrates by the pituitary gland, that causes dispersal of the black pigment melanin of melanocytes.
Mineralogy. Mohs scale.
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How to use MSH in a sentence

  • But Msh-kwa-sha-kwong behaved towards his wife as if ignorant of her vile course.

    The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • Msh-kwa-sha-kwong, was a first rate hunter, and he loved the chase exceedingly, and pursued it with unceasing vigilance.

    The American Indians|Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • The troop which went to Kar-msh brought back sheep and other spoil.

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Msh-kwa-sha-kwong was a first rate hunter, and he loved the chase exceedingly, and pursued it with unceasing vigilance.

    Western Scenes and Reminiscences|Henry Rowe Schoolcraft

Medical definitions for MSH

MSH

abbr.
melanocyte-stimulating hormone
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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