gonadotropin-releasing factor

n.

A substance produced by the hypothalamus that stimulates the release of gonadotropin by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland.gonadoliberin

Nearby words

  1. gonadotroph,
  2. gonadotrophin,
  3. gonadotropic,
  4. gonadotropin,
  5. gonadotropin releasing hormone,
  6. gonadotropin-releasing hormone,
  7. gonads,
  8. gonaduct,
  9. gonalgia,
  10. gonangiectomy


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