gonadoliberin

(redirected from luteinizing hormone-follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor)

go·nad·o·lib·er·in

(gō'nad-ō-lib'er-in),
2. A decapeptide from pig hypothalami that induces release of both lutropin and follitropin in constant proportions and thus acts as both luliberin and folliberin. Synonym(s): luteinizing hormone/follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor Compare: gonadotropin-releasing hormone.
[gonad + L. libero, to free, + -in]

go·nad·o·lib·er·in

(gō-nad'ō-lib'ĕr-in)
1. A hypothalamic substance causing the release of gonadotropin.
Synonym(s): gonadotropin-releasing factor, gonadotropin-releasing hormone.
2. A decapeptide from pig hypothalami that induces release of both lutropin and follitropin in constant proportions and thus acts as both luliberin and folliberin.
Synonym(s): luteinizing hormone/follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor.
Compare: bioregulator
[gonad + L. libero, to free, + -in]
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