Definition of Leuprolide
1. Noun. leuprorelin ¹
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Medical Definition of Leuprolide
A synthetic nonapeptide agonist analog of gonadorelin. It is used in the treatment of advanced prostatic cancer, fibrocystic disease of the breast, and leiomyoma of the uterus.
Pharmacological action: antineoplastic agent, hormonal.
Chemical name: Luteinizing hormone-releasing factor (pig), 6-D-leucine-9-(N-ethyl-L-prolinamide)-10-deglycinamide-
(12 Dec 1998)
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