prolactoliberin

[ prō-lăk′tō-lĭbər-ĭn ]

n.

A substance of hypothalamic origin that stimulates the release of prolactin.prolactin-releasing factor

Nearby words

  1. prolabium,
  2. prolactin,
  3. prolactin-inhibiting factor,
  4. prolactin-producing adenoma,
  5. prolactin-releasing factor,
  6. prolactostatin,
  7. prolamin,
  8. prolamine,
  9. prolan,
  10. prolapse


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