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gonadotropin-releasing hormone

go·nad·o·tro·pin re·lea·sing hor·mone

/ɡōˌnadəˈtrōpən rəˈlēsING ˈhôrˌmōn/

Noun

A hormone released by the hypothalamus that stimulates ovulation and is necessary for final maturation of the follicle, ovulation, and later development of the corpus luteum. Also known as luteinizing releasing hormone