luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone


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go·nad·o·tro·pin-re·leas·ing hor·mone (GnRH, GRH),

a decapeptide hormone from the hypothalamus that stimulates the anterior pituitary to release both follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone. See: gonadotropin-releasing factor.

luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone

(hôr′mōn-rĭ-lē′sĭng)

luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LH-RH)

a neurohormone of the hypothalamus that stimulates and regulates the pituitary gland's release of luteinizing hormone.

lu·lib·er·in

(lū-lib'ĕr-in)
A decapeptide hormone from the hypothalamus that stimulates the anterior pituitary to release both follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone.
Compare: bioregulator
Synonym(s): luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone.
[luteinizing hormone + L. libero, to free, + -in]
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