Glossary Term:

Title

luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone analogs

Phonetic

<b>LOO</b>-tee-uh-<b>ny</b>-zing

Description

also called LHRH analogs; sometimes called gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogs. Man-made hormones, chemically similar to luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH). They stop the body from making the male hormone testosterone and are sometimes used to treat prostate cancer.. See also androgen deprivation therapy, luteinizing hormone, luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone antagonists, prostate.