Definition of protropin in English:

protropin

noun

Biochemistry Pharmacology
  • A polypeptide growth hormone isolated from the pituitary gland; especially a genetically engineered form of this for therapeutic use. [A trademark in the United States.]

Origin

1980s. From pro- + -tropin. Compare -tropin.

Pronunciation

protropin

/prəʊˈtrəʊpɪn/