hypothalamic releasing hormone

hypothalamic releasing hormone
noun
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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