More definitions of "releasing factor":
- (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 releasing hormone causes the anterior pituitary to secrete a specific hormone.
Synonyms: releasing hormone, RH, hypothalamic releasing hormone, hypothalamic releasing factor
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