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Search Results for: lipotropin

Lipotropin

Definition noun, plural: lipotropins A polypeptide hormone of the anterior pituitary gland, presumably acts by promoting fat... Read More

Corticotroph

Definition noun, plural: corticototrophs The cell in the anterior pituitary that particularly releases adrenocorticotropic... Read More

Pituitary gland

Definition noun, plural: pituitary glands An endocrine gland situated off the bottom of the hypothalamus, and acts as the... Read More

Lipolysis

Definition noun The process of breaking down of lipids (fats) into fatty acids and glycerol Supplement Lipolysis is the... Read More

Anterior pituitary

Definition noun, plural: anterior pituitaries The fleshy glandular anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that releases... Read More

Melanocyte-stimulating hormone

Definition noun, plural: melanocyte-stimulating hormones A peptide hormone in vertebrates that primarily regulate melanin... Read More