releasing hormone

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Related to releasing hormone: inhibiting hormone, Luteinizing hormone releasing hormone
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Noun1.releasing hormone - a substance produced by the hypothalamus that is capable of accelerating the secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland
factor - anything that contributes causally to a result; "a number of factors determined the outcome"
GHRF, growth hormone-releasing factor - a releasing factor that accelerates the secretion of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary body
2.releasing hormone - any of several hormones produced in the hypothalamus and carried by a vein to the anterior pituitary gland where they stimulate the release of anterior pituitary hormones; each of these hormones causes the anterior pituitary to secrete a specific hormone
endocrine, hormone, internal secretion - the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect

re·leas·ing hor·mone

n. hormona estimulante.
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Tenders are invited for Supply of Gonadotrophin Releasing Hormone (GnRH).
The therapeutic equivalence between bilateral orchidectomy and luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) analogs has been accepted for over 2 decades.
Pituitary response to early follicular-phase minidose gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist (GnRHa) therapy: evidence for a second flare.
Perception of stress elicits adrenal release of adrenaline, noradrenaline, and cortisol, which feed back negatively to the pituitary and hypothalamus, reducing and normalizing the stress response mediated by the hypothalamic corticotrophin releasing hormone (CHR) and pituitary adrenocorticotropic hormone.
1) Hypersecretion of growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) is rare manifestation of NECT; however half of such cases are found with MEN-1.
A family with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and mutations in the gonadotropin releasing hormone receptor.
This formula proves to be an analog of growth hormone releasing hormone, or GHRH.
It belongs to a class of agents called gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor inhibitors, These agents slow the growth and progression of prostate cancer by suppressing testosterone, which plays an important role in the continued growth of prostate cancer.
Degarelix, a gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor antagonist, helps suppress the testosterone secretion so that it can inhibit the growth of prostate cancer.
Endometrial ultrasonography as a predictor of pregnancy in an in vitro fertilization programme after ovulation stimulation and gonadotrophin - releasing hormone and gonadotrophins.