Definitions for "Releasing hormone"
Hormone secreted by hypothalamus that either excites or inhibits release of anterior pituitary hormones. Under negative-feedback control.
a substance produced by the hypothalamus that is capable of accelerating the secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland
any of several hormones produced in the hypothalamus and carried by a vein to the anterior pituitary gland where they stimulate the release of anterior pituitary hormones; each releasing hormone causes the anterior pituitary to secrete a specific hormone