GROWTH HORMONE (GH)

Hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary gland promoting cell and tissue growth Stimulates synthesis of protein and bone growth in the early years. Also called somatropic hormone.

GROWTH HORMONE (GH): "Growth hormone is what helps us to grow and develop into an adult form."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GROWTH HORMONE (GH)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/growth-hormone-gh/ (accessed July 19, 2019).
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