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Extra fat produces hormones and growth factors that can fuel cancer. The Sun (2016)Any animal products sold through the platform must not use antibiotics or synthetic growth hormones. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Your body produces hormones which make you feel close. The Sun (2015)The herbal remedies listed below have proved to be effective in balancing hormones and boosting female fertility. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)Exposure to certain hormones might increase or reduce the risk of certain conditions and traits. The Sun (2012)The rush of chemicals and hormones is electric and addictive. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Too little sleep can upset the production of stress hormones in glands in the brain. The Sun (2007)Officials are doubtful as to how useful growth hormone or steroids could be to competitors. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The hormone maintains blood pressure if a lung collapses or if much blood is lost. Living with Angina (1991)This will help burn off the stress hormones in your body. The Sun (2010)The basic cause is an imbalance between male and female hormones. The Sun (2013)The modern quest for this holy grail focuses on hormones and chemicals. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Could it be the growth hormones in the food we eat? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Stress hormones and blood pressure may also rise. The Sun (2013)This hormone helps the body cells in absorbing glucose. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)He was spared prison on condition that he was injected with the female hormone oestrogen. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The pill is designed to release the hormone at certain times of the day when the body needs it most. The Sun (2008)The amount of caffeine in this diet alone is causing nutrients to be stripped from your hormones and thyroid gland. The Sun (2012)Well, human growth hormone has changed that dance for me. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So looking obviously at testosterone, human growth hormone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When you get anxious, you release certain hormones. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When buying dairy products, try as much as possible to buy organic to reduce your intake of chemicals and hormones. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)This also helps to direct the plants' hormones into the bud, triggering growth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'hormone'
British English: hormone /ˈhɔːməʊn/ NOUN
A hormone is a chemical, usually occurring naturally in your body, that stimulates certain organs of your body.
This hormone is present in both sexes.
- American English: hormone
- Arabic: هُرمُون
- Brazilian Portuguese: hormônio
- Chinese: 荷尔蒙
- Croatian: hormon
- Czech: hormon
- Danish: hormon
- Dutch: hormoon
- European Spanish: hormona
- Finnish: hormoni
- French: hormone
- German: Hormon
- Greek: ορμόνη
- Italian: ormone
- Japanese: ホルモン
- Korean: 호르몬
- Norwegian: hormon
- Polish: hormon
- European Portuguese: hormona
- Romanian: hormon
- Russian: гормон
- Spanish: hormona
- Swedish: hormon
- Thai: ฮอร์โมน
- Turkish: hormon
- Ukrainian: гормон
- Vietnamese: hóc-môn
Definition of hormone from the Collins English Dictionary
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