SOMATOSTATIN By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a hormone that is secreted by the hypothalamus to inhibit the release of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary gland. It is also secreted by the pancreas. A hormone SOMATOSTATIN: "Somatostatin is a hormone secreted by the pancreas and pituitary gland." Related Psychology Terms GHRELIN RELEASING HORMONE GROWTH HORMONE (GH) PITUITARY GLAND CORPUS LUTEUM THYROID-STIMULATING HORMONE (TSH) GONADOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE (GNRH) CORTICOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE (CRH) LUTEINIZING HORMONE (LH) ANTERIOR PITUITARY HORMONE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOMATOSTATIN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/somatostatin/ (accessed October 15, 2019).