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Q: Somatostatin is what hormone that causes growth in the body?
A: Somatostatin was first discovered in hypothalamic extracts and identified as a hormone that inhibited secretion of growth hormone It is secreted from the hypothalamus into the portal circulation and travels to the anterior pituitary gland, where it inhibits the production and release of both growth hormone and thyroid-stimulating hormone Read more:
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Somatostatin was first discovered in hypothalamic extracts and identified as a hormone that inhibited secretion of growth hormone
It is secreted from the hypothalamus into the portal circulation and travels to the anterior pituitary gland, where it inhibits the production and release of both growth hormone and thyroid-stimulating hormone

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