luteinizing hormone/follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor

n.

The decapeptide isolated from pig hypothalami that is used to stimulate the release of luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone in constant proportions.gonadoliberin

Nearby words

  1. lutein cell,
  2. luteinization,
  3. luteinize,
  4. luteinizing hormone,
  5. luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone,
  6. lutembacher's syndrome,
  7. lutenist,
  8. luteo-,
  9. luteohormone,
  10. luteolin


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