gonadotropin-releasing hormone

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Related to Gonadotropin releasing hormone: follicle stimulating hormone, Growth hormone releasing hormone

go·nad·o·tro·pin-re·leas·ing hormone

 (gō-năd′ə-trō′pĭn-rĭ-lēs′ĭng, -trŏp′ĭn-)
n. Abbr. GnRH
A hormone produced by the hypothalamus that signals the anterior pituitary gland to begin secreting luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone. Also called luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone.
Translations

go·nad·o·tro·pin-re·leas·ing hor·mone

n. hormona que estimula la secreción de gonadotropina.
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ELIGARD, which is a gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist indicated for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer, is developed and manufactured by the company.
Different gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist doses for the final oocyte maturation in high-responder patients undergoing in vitro fertilization/intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection.
Male puberty, Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, Gonadotropin releasing hormone receptor mutation, Delayed puberty, Luteinizing hormone, Follicle stimulating hormone, Testosterone
For preventing cycle cancellation, several strategies have been suggested such as decreasing the dosage and timing of gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist (GnRH-a) (2) or the use of GnRH-a flare up regimens (3).
Gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist (nafarelin) test to differentiate gonadotropin deficiency from constitutionally delayed puberty in teen-age boys - A clinical research center study.
The chemosensory inputs that mediate RRLH in mice are detected by the vomeronasal organ, and relayed via the accessory olfactory bulb, and the vomeronasal amygdala, to the hypothalamic gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) neurons.
The reason for this is the inhibitory effect of increased estrogen levels in the circulation arising from the placenta on gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) pulse generator and pituitary gonadotropins (1, 2).
Use of a gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist implant as an alternative for surgical castration in male ferrets (Mustela putorius furo).
To achieve synchronized ovulation with milt production, it is necessary to administering exogenous hormones such as analogues of gonadotropin releasing hormone (Zohar and Mylonas, 2001).
FDA has announced new safety measures on increased risk of diabetes and certain cardiovascular diseases like myocardial infarction, suddden cardiac death and stroke which are being added to drug labels for Gonadotropin releasing Hormone Agonists.

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