gonadotropin-releasing hormone


gonadotropin-releasing hormone

gonadotropin releasing hormone or go·nad·o·tro·pin-re·leas·ing hor·mone noun

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

  1. 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

  1. A peptide hormone produced by the hypothalamus that signals the anterior pituitary gland to begin secreting luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone.

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