Relaxin meaning

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A female hormone secreted by the corpus luteum that helps soften the cervix and relax the pelvic ligaments in childbirth.
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A polypeptide hormone associated with pregnancy, used experimentally to relax the pelvic ligaments, as in childbirth.
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A female hormone secreted by the corpus luteum that helps soften the cervix and relax the pelvic ligaments in childbirth.
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(biochemistry) A peptide hormone of the insulin superfamily.
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Eye dialect spelling of relaxing.
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Origin of relaxin

  • relax +"Ž -in
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