luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist


(LOO-tih-NY-zing HOR-mone-rih-LEE-sing A-guh-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.