adrenocorticotropin releasing factor

a·dre·no·cor·ti·co·tro·pin re·leas·ing fac·tor

hormone produced by the hypothalamus that causes the pituitary to secrete adrenocorticotropic hormone.
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a·dre·no·cor·ti·co·tro·pin re·leas·ing factor

(ă-drēnō-kōrti-kō-trōpin rĕ-lēsing faktŏr)
Hormone produced by the hypothalamus that causes the pituitary to secrete adrenocorticotropic hormone.
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