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melanostatin

Pronunciation: mel'a-no-stat'in

Definition: Inhibits synthesis and release of melanotropin; neuropeptide Y.

Synonym(s): melanotropin release-inhibiting hormone

[melanotropin + G. states, stationary, + -in]

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