Ecdysone



[ek-duh-zohn, -sohn] /ˈɛk dəˌzoʊn, -ˌsoʊn/

noun
1.
an insect hormone that stimulates metamorphosis.
/ɛkˈdaɪˌsəʊn/
noun
1.
a hormone secreted by the prothoracic gland of insects that controls ecdysis and stimulates metamorphosis

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