TITLE

somatopause

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2026
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "somatopause" is presented. It refers to the age-related decline in the secretion of growth hormone, typically noticeable after age 60. It can be treated with formal exercise programs or growth hormone replacement.
ACCESSION #
21245981

 

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