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Human Growth Hormone (hGH) Audio (En español)

A hormone that is produced by the pituitary gland and stimulates the growth of bones, muscles, and other organs. A synthetic version of human growth hormone (hGH) is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of AIDS-related wasting syndrome.

See Related Term(s): Wasting Syndrome

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