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Medical Term:

gonadocrins

Pronunciation: go-nad'o-krinz

Definition: Peptides that stimulate release of both follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone from the pituitary; found in ovarian follicular fluid in rats.

[gonad + G. krino, to separate, to secrete]

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