growth hormone-releasing factor


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Noun1.growth hormone-releasing factor - a releasing factor that accelerates the secretion of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary body
releasing factor, releasing hormone, RF - a substance produced by the hypothalamus that is capable of accelerating the secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland
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