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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hor·mone /ˈhɔrˌmon/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 hor·mone /ˈhɔrˌmon/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hor·mone n.
 1. Physiological Chem. A chemical substance formed in one organ and carried in the circulation to another organ on which it exerts a specific effect on cells at a distance from the producing cells; thus, pituitary hormones produced in the brain may have effects on cells in distant parts of the body..

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by
          the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
          [syn: endocrine, internal secretion]