Medical Definition of Somatotropin-releasing factor

1. A decapeptide released by the hypothalamus, which induces the release of human growth hormone (somatotropin). Synonym: growth hormone-releasing factor, growth hormone-releasing hormone, somatotropin-releasing factor, somatotropin-releasing hormone. Origin: somatotropin + L. Libero, to free, + -in (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Somatotropin-releasing Factor

somatotopagnosis
somatotopic
somatotopy
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somatotrophic adenoma
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somatotropin-releasing factor (current term)
somatotropin-releasing hormone
somatotropin release-inhibiting factor
somatotropin release-inhibiting hormone
somatotropins
somatotropism
somatotype
somatotypes
somatotypology
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somatroph
somatrophs
somatropin
somber
sombered

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