Local hormone

Local hormone

a metabolic product secreted by one set of cells that affects the function of nearby cells; an autacoid; e.g., prostaglandins and neurotransmitters.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Local_hormone&oldid=59303"
First | Previous (Local glomerulonephritis) | Next (Local immunity) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.