• (RP) IPA: /ˈhɔːməʊn/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈhɔːɹmoʊn/

hormone (plural hormones)

  1. (physiology) Any substance produced by one tissue and conveyed by the bloodstream to another to effect physiological activity.
  2. (pharmacology) A synthetic compound with the same activity.
  3. Any similar substance in plants.
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hormone (hormones, present participle hormoning; past and past participle hormoned)

  1. (transitive, colloquial) To treat with hormones.

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