Inhibiting hormones

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Inhibiting hormones , also known as statins , are neurohormones that are produced in certain core areas in the hypothalamus . They reach the anterior pituitary gland via a special vascular system, the venous portal system, and inhibit the formation of other hormones here .

Some inhibiting hormones and their effects:

See also


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