releasing hormone

releasing hormone
1. a substance produced by the hypothalamus that is capable of accelerating the secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland
Syn: ↑releasing factor, ↑RF
Hypernyms: ↑factor
2. any of several hormones produced in the hypothalamus and carried by a vein to the anterior pituitary gland where they stimulate the release of anterior pituitary hormones; each of these hormones causes the anterior pituitary to secrete a specific hormone
Hypernyms: ↑hormone, ↑endocrine, ↑internal secretion

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