adrenocorticotropic releasingfactor

ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·tro·pic re·leas·ingfac·tor

(ă-drē'nō-kōr'ti-kō-trō'pik rĕ-lēs'ing fak'tŏr)
Hormone produced by the hypothalamus that causes the pituitary to secrete adrenocorticotropic hormone.
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