Synonyms and Antonyms for hypothalamic-releasing-factor

1. hypothalamic releasing factor (n.)

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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2. cortico-hypothalamic (adj.)

of or relating to the cortex and the hypothalamus

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3. hypothalamic (adj.)

of or relating to the hypothalamus

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4. releasing (adj.)

emotionally purging (of e.g. art)

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5. factor (n.)

anything that contributes causally to a result

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7. factor (n.)

one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

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8. factor (v.)

resolve into factors

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10. factor (n.)

an independent variable in statistics

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