corticotropin-releasing hormone definition

  • noun:
    • A hormone generated by the hypothalamus that stimulates the anterior pituitary gland to discharge adrenocorticotropic hormone.
    • A hormone created by the hypothalamus that promotes the anterior pituitary gland to discharge adrenocorticotropic hormone.

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