Definition of Protropin

1. Noun. Trade name of a synthetic human growth hormone given to children deficient in the hormone; use by athletes and weightlifters is banned.




Definition of Protropin

1. Noun. (medicine) A polypeptide growth hormone secreted by the pituitary gland; a synthetic version used medicinally ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protropin

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protropin (current term)
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Literary usage of Protropin

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1. In the Matter of Certain Recombinantly Produced Human Growth Hormones by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"protropin received FDA approval for commercial sales for this indication on ... Complainant began selling protropin in the US market for this indication ..."

2. Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluationsedited by Barry Leonard edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"... Somatostatin TN= Somatrem for injection TN»protropin Somatrem for injection TN-protropin Somatropin TN=Nutropin Somatropin TN- Norditropin Somatropin ..."

3. Dominion Dental Journal (1906)
"The two gases, formaldehyd and ammonia, come in contact with each other, and there is formed protropin, which is used in medicine to disinfect the urinary ..."

4. Pharmaceutical R&D: Costs, Risks and Rewards by Office of Technology Assessment (1994)
"Genentech's HGH product, protropin™, contains one more amino acid than is found in the version usually produced by the body's pituitary gland, ..."

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