Medical Definition of Melanotropin-releasing factor

1. A hexapeptide similar to oxytocin; it stimulates the release of melanotropin. Synonym: melanotropin-releasing factor, melanotropin-releasing hormone. Origin: melanotropin + L. Libero, to free, + -in (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melanotropin-releasing Factor

melanostatin
melanostibite
melanotekite
melanothallite
melanotic
melanotic carcinoma
melanotic freckle
melanotic neuroectodermal tumour of infancy
melanotic pigment
melanotic progonoma
melanotic whitlow
melanotonin
melanotrichous
melanotroph
melanotropin
melanotropin-releasing factor (current term)
melanotropin-releasing hormone
melanotropin release-inhibiting hormone
melanotype
melanotypes
melanous
melanovanadite
melanterite
melanterites
melanure
melanurenic acid
melanuria
melanuric
melanuric acid
melaphyre

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