[ proh-hawr-mohn ]
/ proʊˈhɔr moʊn /
the inactive precursor molecule from which a hormone is derived.
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Medicine definitions for prohormone
[ prō-hôr′mōn′ ]
An intraglandular precursor of a hormone.
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