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addaword.gifdefinition of EPO

noun
erythropoietin: a hormone that controls the production of red blood cells. It is also used to enhance performance in sport
Sportsmen and women have been known to dope with the blood hormone Epo to enhance their performance.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 11/10/2012 14:49:00
Definition of EPO from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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