SOMATOSTATIN

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOMATOSTATIN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/somatostatin/ (accessed July 23, 2019).
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