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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ant-ă-larm′in

Definition: Prototype small molecular weight corticotropin-releasing hormone or factor (CRH or CRF) antagonist that interacts with CRH type 1 receptors to inhibit behavioral and physical aspects of the stress response.

[ant- + alarm + in]

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