Medical Definition of Somatotropin release-inhibiting hormone

1. Gastrointestinal and hypothalmic peptide hormone (two forms: 14 and 28 residues), found in gastric mucosa, pancreatic islets, nerves of the gastrointestinal tract, in posterior pituitary and in the central nervous system. Inhibits gastric secretion and motility: in hypothalamus/pituitary inhibits somatotropin release. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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somatotrope
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somatotrophic adenoma
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somatotropin-releasing factor
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somatotropin release-inhibiting factor
somatotropin release-inhibiting hormone (current term)
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