somatoliberin

[sō-măt′ə-lĭbər-ĭn, sō′mə-tə-]

n.

A decapeptide that is released by the hypothalamus and induces the release of somatotropin.growth hormone-releasing factor somatotropin-releasing factor

Nearby words

  1. somato-,
  2. somatochrome,
  3. somatoform,
  4. somatoform disorder,
  5. somatogenic,
  6. somatology,
  7. somatomammotropin,
  8. somatomedin,
  9. somatopathic,
  10. somatopathy


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