gonadotropin releasing hormone or go·nad·o·tro·pin-re·leas·ing hor·mone noun
- Biochemistry. a peptide hormone, produced by the hypothalamus, that stimulates the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland to secrete luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone.
- Pharmacology. a preparation of this hormone, used to treat precocious puberty, prostate cancer, male and female infertility, and female reproductive disorders. Abbreviation: GnRH
gonadotropin-releasing hormone in Medicine gonadotropin-releasing hormone n.
- A hormone produced by the hypothalamus that stimulates the anterior pituitary gland to begin secreting luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone.luliberin luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone
gonadotropin-releasing hormone in Science gonadotropin-releasing hormone
- A peptide hormone produced by the hypothalamus that signals the anterior pituitary gland to begin secreting luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone.