Definition of Chalone

1. Noun. (biochemistry) Any of several polypeptide hormones that reversibly inhibits mitosis in the tissues that produce them ¹



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Definition of Chalone

1. a hormone [n -S] - See also: hormone

Medical Definition of Chalone

1. Cell released tissue specific inhibitor of cell proliferation thought to be responsible for regulating the size of a population of cells. Contentious. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chalone

challenge diet
challengeable
challenged
challenger
challengers
challenges
challenging
challengingly
challie
challies
challis
challises
challot
challoth
chally
chalone (current term)
chalones
chalonic
chalot
chaloth
chals
chalumeau
chalumeaus
chalumeaux
chalupa
chalupas
chalutz
chalutzes
chalutzim
chalybeate

Literary usage of Chalone

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1. Water-supply and Irrigation Papers of the United States Geological Survey by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1904)
"chalone CREEK. chalone Creek, which enters Salinas River near Metz (PI. I), in a torrential stream flowing from the southeastern slopes of the Gabilan Range ..."

2. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico V. 1/4 by Frederick Webb Hodge (2003)
"chalone. A division of the Costanoan family of California which resided E. of Soledad mission, with which they were connected. chalone villages are ..."

3. An Historical Geography of the Old and New Testament: In Two Volumes by Edward Wells (1820)
"... that the tower of Babel was built near chalone. 14. ... or chalone, and that from it the adjacent country took the name of ..."

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