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View in Spanish: Agonista de la hormona liberadora de hormona luteinizante

Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist (LOO-tin-eye-zing. . .AG-o-nist)
A drug that inhibits the secretion of sex hormones. In men, luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist causes testosterone levels to fall. In women, luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist causes the levels of estrogen and other sex hormones to fall. Also called LH-RH agonist.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.