Medical Definition of Ovarian hormone

1. Polypeptide hormone produced by corpus luteum and found in the blood of pregnant animals. Acts, as its name suggests, to cause muscle relaxation during parturition. Human relaxin has an A chain of 24 amino acids and a B chain of 29. Has structural similarity to insulin. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ovarian Hormone

ovarian bursa
ovarian cancer
ovarian colic
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ovarian cystic disease
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ovarian dysmenorrhoea
ovarian fibroma
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ovarian follicle
ovarian fossa
ovarian function tests
ovarian granulosa cell
ovarian hormone (current term)
ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
ovarian ligament
ovarian plexus
ovarian pregnancy
ovarian stromal tumours
ovarian teratoma
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ovarian varicocele
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