inhibiting factor

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A hormone secreted by the hypothalamus and transported to the anterior pituitary gland where it inhibits the release of some other hormone. Somatostatin (growth hormone-inhibiting hormone), for example, is the inhibiting factor for growth hormone secretion.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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