corticotropin-releasing hormone


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cor·ti·co·tro·pin-re·leas·ing hormone

 (kôr′tĭ-kō-trō′pən-rĭ-lē′sĭng)
n. Abbr. CRH
A hormone produced by the hypothalamus that stimulates the anterior pituitary gland to release adrenocorticotropic hormone.
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Insights into mechanisms of corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor signal transduction.
2] Nonstandard abbreviations: TSH, thyroid stimulating hormone; LH, leutinizing hormone; FSH, follicle-stimulating hormone; DHEA, dehydroepiandrosterone; PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome; 17-OHP, 17-hydroxyprogesterone; CAH, congenital adrenal hyperplasia; ACTH, adrenocorticotropic hormone; CRH, corticotropin-releasing hormone.
Immunoreactive corticotropin-releasing hormone in human plasma during pregnancy, labor and deliver.
After stimulation with corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), the origin was narrowed to the left side (Table 1).
Activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis by stress results in the release of an increased concentration of corticotropin-releasing hormone from the hypothalamus.
Involvement of corticotropin-releasing hormone and endogenous opioid peptides in prolactin-suppressed gonadotropin-releasing hormone release in vitro.
The effect of long-term glucocorticoid therapy on pituitary-adrenal responses to exogenous corticotropin-releasing hormone.
The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in critical illness: response to dexamethasone and corticotropin-releasing hormone.
neurons) responsible for secreting corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) and the hormone arginine vasopressin (AVP) (see the figure).
A possible link between placental corticotropin-releasing hormone (pCRH) and PPD incidence has been hypothesised, but empirical evidence lacking.
Scientists in California studied 100 pregnant women to test whether levels of placental corticotropin-releasing hormone (pCRH) may play a role.
Petrosal sinus sampling with and without corticotropin-releasing hormone for the differential diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome.

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