Medical Definition of Uterine relaxing factor

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 Uterine Relaxing Factor

uterine haemorrhage
uterine horn
uterine inertia
uterine insufficiency
uterine isthmus
uterine milk
uterine monitoring
uterine neoplasms
uterine opening of uterine tubes
uterine ostium of uterine tubes
uterine part of uterine tube
uterine perforation
uterine pregnancy
uterine relaxing factor (current term)
uterine rupture
uterine sinus
uterine sinusoid
uterine sister
uterine souffle
uterine tetanus
uterine tube
uterine tubes
uterine tympanites
uterine vein
uterine veins
uterine venous plexus
uterismus
uteritis

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