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Term:blood growth hormone amount
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Accession:VT:0005120 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume in whole blood, serum, or plasma of the hormone that promotes body growth, fat mobilization, and inhibition of glucose utilization.
Synonyms:related_synonym: blood growth hormone level;   circulating growth hormone level;   serum levels of GH;   serum levels of growth hormone;   serum levels of pituitary growth hormone;   serum levels of somatotropic hormone;   serum levels of somatropin

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  vertebrate trait 2384
    organism trait 936
      homeostasis trait 547
        blood homeostasis trait 427
          blood molecular composition trait 427
            blood hormone amount 126
              blood pituitary hormone amount 2
                blood growth hormone amount 0
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