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Glossary: gonadotropin-releasing hormone, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

gonadotropin-releasing hormone

(goh-NA-doh-TROH-pin-reh-LEE-sing HOR-mone)

A hormone made by the hypothalamus (part of the brain). GnRH causes the pituitary gland to make luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH). These hormones are involved in reproduction. Also called GnRH.

2003-05-23

2007-01-31