Medical Definition of Gonadoliberin

1. The peptide hormone that control reproductive function. It produced and released by the hypothalamus and controls the production and release of gonadotrophins from the pituitary gland. It causes the production of luteinising hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone. Synonym: gonadotropin-releasing factor, gonadotropin-releasing hormone, luteinizing hormone/follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor, gonadoliberin. Origin: Gonad + L. Libero, to free, + -in (19 Sep 2002)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gonadoliberin

gonadal streak
gonadally
gonadectomies
gonadectomized
gonadectomy
gonadial
gonadic
gonado-
gonadoblastoma
gonadoblastomas
gonadoblastomata
gonadocrins
gonadoliberin (current term)
gonadopathy
gonadorelin
gonadorelin hydrochloride
gonadotroph
gonadotrophic
gonadotrophic cycle
gonadotrophic hormone
gonadotrophin-producing adenoma
gonadotrophin-releasing hormone
gonadotrophs
gonadotropic

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