Synonyms and Antonyms for releasing_hormone

1. releasing hormone (n.)

a substance produced by the hypothalamus that is capable of accelerating the secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland


2. thyrotropin-releasing hormone (n.)

hormone released by the hypothalamus that controls the release of thyroid-stimulating hormone from the anterior pituitary

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3. releasing hormone (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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