target organ

n.

A tissue or organ that is affected by a specific hormone.

Nearby words

  1. thalamic,
  2. thalamium,
  3. thalamo-,
  4. thalamocortical,
  5. thalamotomy,
  6. thalassa,
  7. thalassaemia,
  8. thalassemia,
  9. thalassemia major,
  10. thalassic


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