somatocrinin

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·mat·o·crin·in

(sō'mă-tō-krin'in)
Hypothalamic growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH).
[somato- + G. krinō, to secrete, + -in]
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somatocrinin

(sō″măt-ō-krĭn′ĭn)
Growth hormone-releasing hormone.
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One of the most important GHRH encodes somatocrinin, a key regulator of somatotropin, a growth hormone.