A prostaglandin belongs to a group of chemically similar substances acting as local animal hormones Prostaglandins cause a variety of physiological effects including influencing blood pressure and enhancing inflammation.

PROSTAGLANDIN (PG): "Prostaglandins can cause various and sometimes serious effects."
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