prolactin-inhibiting factor

n.

A substance of hypothalamic origin capable of inhibiting the synthesis and release of prolactin.prolactin-inhibiting hormone prolactostatin

Nearby words

  1. prokhorov, aleksandr mikhailovich,
  2. prokofiev,
  3. prokopyevsk,
  4. prolabium,
  5. prolactin,
  6. prolactin-producing adenoma,
  7. prolactin-releasing factor,
  8. prolactoliberin,
  9. prolactostatin,
  10. prolamin


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