luteinizing hormone/follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor

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luteinizing hormone/follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor n.
Abbr. LH/FSH-RF
The decapeptide isolated from pig hypothalami that is used to stimulate the release of luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone in constant proportions. Also called gonadoliberin.

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