Medical Term: 5 Oxo L prolyl L histidyl L prolinamide defined

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What is 5 Oxo L prolyl L histidyl L prolinamide?

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Term Definition: A tripeptide hormone that originates in the hypothalamus and stimulates the secretion of thyrotropin from the pituitary gland. In humans, it also acts as a prolactin-releasing factor. It is also a neurotransmitter in the central nervous system.

 

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