Definition of Somatocrinin

1. Noun. A hormone, produced in the hypothalamus, that promotes the secretion of growth hormones; a growth-hormone-releasing hormone (''GHRH'') ¹



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Medical Definition of Somatocrinin

1. Peptide (44 residues) with high growth hormone releasing activity. Can be isolated from rat hypothalamus and some human pancreatic tumours. Acts on adenylate cyclase. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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