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GLOSSARY & ABBREVIATIONS

LHRH

Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone

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Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH or GnRH) is a decapeptide hormone which is synthesized in neurosecretory cells within the hypothalamus and released in a pulsatile fashion into the pituitary portal circulation. Pulsatile secretion is essential for reproductive functions, sexual development, and differentiation.

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