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[gran-yuh-loh-poi-eet-n, -poi-i-tn] /ˌgræn yə loʊ pɔɪˈit n, -ˈpɔɪ ɪ tn/

noun, Biochemistry.
a hormone that promotes the production of white blood cells.


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