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Noun
/ˈhôrˌmōn/,
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hormones, plural;
  1. A regulatory substance produced in an organism and transported in tissue fluids such as blood or sap to stimulate specific cells or tissues into action

  2. A synthetic substance with a similar effect

  3. A person's sex hormones as held to influence behavior or mood


  1. the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
  2. (hormonal) of or relating to or caused by hormones; "hormonal changes"
  3. A hormone (from Greek ὁρμή - "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell in one part of the body, that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a small amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. ...
  4. (Hormones (2point4 children)) This page is a list of episodes for the British television programme 2point4 children.
  5. (Hormones (film)) Hormones (ปิดเทอมใหญ่ หัวใจว้าวุ่น) is a 2008 Thai romantic comedy film directed by Songyos Sugmakanan. The literal meaning of the Thai title is 'restless hearts during school break' or 'school break, hearts aflutter'.
  6. Any substance, produced by one tissue and conveyed by the bloodstream to another to effect physiological activity; A synthetic compound with the same activity; Any similar substance in plants
  7. (Hormones) Chemical substances produced by the body that, depending on the hormone, govern many body processes. Certain hormones cause physical maturation during puberty. These are the ones implicated in acne.
  8. (hormones) Chemicals produced by glands in the body and circulated in the bloodstream. Hormones control the actions of certain cells or organs.
  9. (Hormones) Natural substances released by an organ that can influence the function of other organs in the body.
  10. (Hormones) What a prostitute does when she doesn't get paid.
  11. (hormones) chemical substances created by the body that control numerous body functions.
  12. (Hormones) Chemical substances produced by the body, which circulate in the blood and help to control growth, reproduction and other functions.
  13. (Hormones) Chemical messengers produced by the body that transmit instructions from one organ to another.
  14. (HORMONES) Substances produced by the body to control the functions of various organs.
  15. (hormones) Chemicals secreted into the bloodstream in small amounts by glands located throughout the body. Hormones “set in motion” many life processes—growth, puberty, reproduction, and metabolism.
  16. (Hormones) Chemicals formed in the body that help regulate body functions, including growth, metabolism, and reproduction. They are produced by cells in one part of the body and carried in the bloodstream to other cells where they exert their effects.
  17. (Hormones) Chemical substances (chemical messengers) secreted by endocrine glands, to regulate activities of certain cells and organs.
  18. Hormones are secretions of the ductless or endocrine glands.
  19. (HORMONES) usually peptides or steroids, which are produced in one part of an organism and trigger specific rections in cells elsewhere.
  20. (Hormones) An association between meningiomas and hormones has been suggested by a number of study findings, including: the increased incidence of meningiomas in women; the presence of hormone receptors such as estrogen, progesterone, and androgen on some meningiomas; an association between ...
  21. (Hormones) Carriers of information between different organs in the body.
  22. (Hormones) Chemical messengers that travel to one or more specific target tissues ororgans where they elicit specific responses to restore normal conditions.
  23. (Hormones) Chemicals secreted by some cells to tell other cells what to do. Cortisol and insulin are the hormones of greatest interest in The Potbelly Syndrome.
  24. (Hormones) Estrogen is a rerpoductive hormone that promotes the thickening of the endometrium and helps regulate different aspects of the menstrual cycle. Estrogen appears in elevated levels during the peri-ovulatory phase. Saliva ovulation tests detect this “estrogen surgre”.
  25. (Hormones) Estrogen, although present in men as well as women, is found in much greater quantities in women. ...