characterized by symptoms suggesting a physical disorder but for which there are no demonstrable organic findings or known physiological mechanisms.
somatoliberin so·mat·o·lib·er·in (sō-māt’ə-lĭb’ər-ĭn, sō’mə-tə-) n. A decapeptide that is released by the hypothalamus and induces the release of somatotropin. Also called growth hormone-releasing factor, somatotropin-releasing factor.
noun 1. the branch of anthropology that deals with human physical characteristics. noun 1. the branch of biology concerned with the structure and function of the body 2. the branch of anthropology dealing with the physical characteristics of man
somatomammotropin so·mat·o·mam·mo·tro·pin (sō-māt’ə-mām’ə-trō’pĭn, sō’mə-tə-) n. A peptide hormone biologically related to growth hormone but produced by the normal placenta and by certain neoplasms.
noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of various liver hormones that enhance the activity of a variety of other hormones, as somatotropin. noun 1. a protein hormone that promotes tissue growth under the influence of growth hormone somatomedin so·mat·o·me·din (sō-māt’ə-mēd’n, sō’mə-tə-) n. A peptide synthesized in the liver, capable of stimulating certain anabolic processes in bone and […]