Definitions for "Somatostatin"
Hormone produced by D-cells of the gastric antrum; acts to inhibit release of growth hormone - balances somatoliberin and has widespread actions in consequence.
peptide hormone secreted by many tissues that tends to suppress secretion of other hormones.
Hormone which helps to control the secretion of insulin by the pancreas and gastrin by the stomach.
A chemical necessary for communication between nerve cells.