GRF


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GRF

abbreviation for
(Biochemistry) growth hormone-releasing factor: a peptide that is released from the brain and stimulates the pituitary gland to secrete growth hormone

GRF

growth hormone releasing factor.
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Coefficients of variations (%) for the landing GRF values of each rat were calculated from its 5 trials.
Three-dimensional GRF and kinematic parameters for each leg were obtained as the subjects walked on the treadmill.
During this time, the 49th Transportation Battalion led a series of alerts to focus the unit on back-to-basie operations and to prepare the C2CRE and GRF companies for activation.
GRF fundraiser Tim Farr explained how the money would be spent.
Despite some investigations in the area of GRF in adults with foot complication, still little is known about the GRF in children suffering from flat-feet complications.
After the immediate needs of the IDPs were satisfied, most of the GRF redeployed; however, the 65th and the 2-325 Airborne Infantry Regiment remained in Haiti, where they helped the Government of Haiti and MINUSTAH prepare Haitian citizens for the impending rainy and hurricane seasons.
Recommended spending on health and human services now comprises a slightly larger share of the total GRF than it has in recent years.
However, the true nature of this relationship has been hard to interpret because in all cases, RE and the vertical component of the GRF have been measured independently (10, 19, 20) and often at different speeds (15, 17, 20).
Derek Lawson, director of the Glasgow Climbing Centre, commented: "At a time when most traditional lending sources did not see the scope for what has become a commercial success, the GRF provided the capital necessary to complete the work on the centre.
The state estimates actual GRF revenues in fiscal 2012 grew 3.