relaxin

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noun re·lax·in \ ri-ˈlak-sən \

Definition of relaxin

:a sex hormone of the corpus luteum that facilitates birth by causing relaxation of the pelvic ligaments

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First Known Use of relaxin

1930


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relaxin

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noun re·lax·in \ ri-ˈlak-sən \

medical Definition of relaxin

:a polypeptide sex hormone of the corpus luteum that facilitates birth by causing relaxation of the pelvic ligaments

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