growth hormone-releasing hormone


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so·ma·to·lib·er·in

(sō'mă-tō-lib'ĕr-in),
A decapeptide released by the hypothalamus, which induces the release of human growth hormone (somatotropin). Compare: growth hormone-releasing hormone, luteinizing hormone/follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing hormone.
[somatotropin + L. libero, to free, + -in]

growth hormone-releasing hormone (GH-RH)

a neuropeptide released by the hypothalamus that travels to the anterior pituitary to stimulate growth hormone release. Also called somatocrinin, somatoliberin, somatotropin-releasing hormone.

so·ma·to·lib·er·in

(sō'mă-tō-lib'ĕr-in)
A decapeptide released by the hypothalamus, which induces the release of human growth hormone (somatotropin).
Compare: bioregulator
Synonym(s): growth hormone-releasing factor, growth hormone-releasing hormone, somatotropin-releasing factor, somatotropin-releasing hormone.
[somato- + L. libero, to free, + -in]

growth hormone-releasing hormone

Abbreviation: GH-RH
A hormone from the hypothalamus that stimulates the release of growth hormone.
Synonym: somatotropin-releasing hormone
See also: hormone
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