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 hormone + L. libero, to free, + -in]

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lu·lib·er·in (loo-libґər-in) [lutropin + -liberin] luteinizing hormone–releasing hormone.

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  • Gonadotropin-releasing hormone — 1 (luteinizing releasing hormone) from PDB 1YY1 Identifiers …   Wikipedia

  • Hormone — A chemical substance produced in the body that controls and regulates the activity of certain cells or organs. Many hormones are secreted by specialized glands such as the thyroid gland. Hormones are essential for every activity of daily living,… …   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

  • Gonadoliberin — Go|na|do|li|be|rin [↑ Gonadotropin u. ↑ liberin], das; s, e; Syn.: Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone/Factor (GnRH, GRH, GRF), (als Freiname:) Gonadorelin: ein vom Hypothalamus sezerniertes, mit Folliberin u. Luliberin identisches Decapeptid, das in… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • LH-RF — LH RF, LH RH: svw. ↑ Luliberin …   Universal-Lexikon

  • LH-RH — LH RF, LH RH: svw. ↑ Luliberin …   Universal-Lexikon

  • LRF — LRF, LRH: svw. ↑ Luliberin …   Universal-Lexikon

  • LRH — LRF, LRH: svw. ↑ Luliberin …   Universal-Lexikon

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