follicle-stimulating hormone–releasing hormone

(FSH-RH) luteinizing hormone–releasing h.

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  • luteinizing hormone–releasing hormone — 1. a decapeptide hormone elaborated by the median eminence of the hypothalamus that binds to specific receptor sites on gonadotrophs of the adenohypophysis and stimulates the release of follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone. High… …   Medical dictionary

  • gonadotropin-releasing hormone — gonadotropin re·leas·ing hormone ri lēs iŋ n a decapeptide hormone produced by the hypothalamus that stimulates the adenohypophysis to release gonadotropins (as luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone) abbr. GnRH called also… …   Medical dictionary

  • FSH-RH — follicle stimulating hormone releasing hormone * * * follicle stimulating hormone–releasing hormone; see gonadotropin releasing hormone, under hormone …   Medical dictionary

  • FSH/LH-RH — follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone–releasing hormone; see gonadotropin releasing hormone, under hormone …   Medical dictionary

  • luliberin — A decapeptide hormone from the hypothalamus that stimulates the anterior pituitary to release both follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone; gonadotropin releasing hormone. SYN: luteinizing hormone releasing hormone. [luteinizing… …   Medical dictionary

  • gonadoliberin — 1. A hypothalamic substance causing the release of gonadotropin. SYN: gonadotropin releasing factor, gonadotropin releasing hormone. 2. A decapeptide from pig hypothalami that induces release of both lutropin and follitropin in constant… …   Medical dictionary

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