somatoliberin

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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]
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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: bioregulator
Synonym(s): growth hormone-releasing factor, growth hormone-releasing hormone, somatotropin-releasing factor, somatotropin-releasing hormone.
[somato- + L. libero, to free, + -in]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

so·ma·to·lib·er·in

(sō'mă-tō-lib'ĕr-in)
Decapeptide released by the hypothalamus, which induces the release of human growth hormone (somatotropin).
[somatotropin + L. libero, to free, + -in]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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