- luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone) in structure and is able to act like it. Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone is a naturally occurring hormone that controls sex hormones in both men and women. Thus, an LHRH agonist serves in a manner similar to LHRH to control the same sex hormones. An agonist achieves a normal action, often mimicking the action of a naturally occurring substance. The word "agonist" comes from the Late Latin agnista, contender, from the Greek agnists, contestant, from agn, contest. An agonist is a chemical contestant.
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