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gonadotropin–releasing hormone

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noun gonadotropin–re·leas·ing hormone \-ri-ˈlēs-iŋ-\

Medical Definition of gonadotropin–releasing hormone

  1. :  a decapeptide hormone produced by the hypothalamus that stimulates the adenohypophysis to release gonadotropins (as luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone)—abbreviation GnRH; called also luteinizing hormone-releasing factor, luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone


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