American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A female hormone secreted by the corpus luteum that helps soften the cervix and relax the pelvic ligaments in childbirth.
- n. hormone secreted by the corpus luteum during the last days of pregnancy; relaxes the pelvic ligaments and prepares the uterus for labor
- relax + -in (Wiktionary)
“The problem is a hormone called relaxin, which has caused my ligaments to loosen up so effectively that my skeleton now barely hangs together.”
“In addition, there is a hormone called relaxin that "relaxes" all your joints to enable these structural changes to occur.”
“Women's feet can also change during pregnancy because of the hormone called relaxin which is released in your body during pregnancy.”
“For the uninitiated, this is due to a hormone called relaxin getting the pelvis ready for the baby's head to come through.”
“The privately owned company has been developing relaxin, which is currently in the third trial phase as a potential treatment for patients with acute decompensated heart failure,”
“Corthera is developing the medication for some types of heart disease, relaxin, which is currently undergoing Phase III clinical trials to test its efficacy.”
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