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From Ancient Greek ὁρμή (hormḗ, rapid motion forwards, onrush, onset, assault, impulse to do a thing, effort), from ὁρμάω (hormáō), ὁρμῶ (hormô, to set in motion, to urge on, to cheer on, to make a start, to hasten on).

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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 (third-person singular simple present hormones, present participle hormoning, simple past and past participle hormoned)

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

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hormone m (plural hormones)

  1. hormone

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