luteinizing-hormone releasing hormone

luteinizing-hormone releasing hormone

[′lüd·ē·ə‚nīz·iŋ ¦hȯr‚mōn ri′lēs·iŋ ¦hȯr‚mōn]
(biochemistry)
A small peptide hormone released from the hypothalamus which acts on the pituitary gland to cause release of luteinizing hormone. Abbreviated LH-RH.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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