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releasing hormone

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  • noun endocrinology Any of many hormones secreted by the hypothalamus that are involved primarily in regulating the release of another hormone.

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  • noun a substance produced by the hypothalamus that is capable of accelerating the secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland
  • 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

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