luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone
noun Date: 1970 gonadotropin-releasing hormone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • luteinizing hormone-releasing factor — noun Date: 1964 gonadotropin releasing hormone …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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