PEPTIDE HORMONE

any hormone which is categorized chemically as a peptide. Peptide hormones are inclusive of adrenocorticotropic hormone, oxytocin, cholecystokinin, corticotropin-releasing hormone, and vasopressin.

PEPTIDE HORMONE: "There are many peptide hormones which could be administered in synthetic form to assist in the patient's recovery."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PEPTIDE HORMONE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/peptide-hormone/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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