hypothalamic hormones

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hypothalamic hormones

a group of hormones secreted by the hypothalamus, including vasopressin, oxytocin, and releasing and inhibitory hormones that act on the anterior pituitary.


pertaining to the hypothalamus.

hypothalamic hormones
hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis
the complex system of interaction between the hypothalamus, pituitary gland and adrenal cortex that involves stimulation of synthesis and release by corticotropin-releasing factor and adrenocorticotropic hormone, and the negative feedback effect of cortisol.
hypothalamic secretory neurons
are located in nuclei of the hypothalmus; they receive information from higher centers to regulate hormone secretion.
hypothalamic thermoregulatory mechanism
receptive to stimulation by pyrogens to elevate the body temperature in fever.
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The neurons that produce oxytocin and GnRH, as well as those producing other hypothalamic hormones, are regulated by neurons that originate in regions of the brain outside the hypothalamus.
In patients whose pituitary gland is intact, a potential alternative to GH would be the hypothalamic hormone GHRH.
Hypothalamic hormones Octreotid (H01CB02) and Lanreotid (H01CB03) of Schedule 2 to the contract document, the names and subdivisions under.
Contract notice: Pituitary and hypothalamic hormones and their analogs (h01), corticosteroids for systemic use (h02a).