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MSH




1. Also called melanocyte-stimulating hormone, melanotropin. Biochem.a hormone, produced in vertebrates by the pituitary gland, that causes dispersal of the black pigment melanin of melanocytes.
2. Mineral.See Mohs scale.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • MSH (Thesaurus)

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