corticotropin-releasing hormone(redirected from Corticotropin releasing hormone)
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Related to Corticotropin releasing hormone: ACTH, corticotropin releasing factor, somatostatin, Gonadotropin releasing hormone, Growth hormone releasing hormone
corticotropin-releasing hormone[‚kȯrd·ə·kō′trō·pən ri¦lēs·iŋ ‚hȯr‚mōn]
A substance produced by the hypothalamus that stimulates the pituitary gland to produce adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). Abbreviated CRH.