prohormone

[proh-hawr-mohn]

Origin of prohormone

First recorded in 1930–35; pro-1 + hormone
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prohormone in Medicine

prohormone

[prō-hôrmōn′]
n.
  1. An intraglandular precursor of a hormone.
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