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re•lax•in



Pronunciation: (ri-lak'sin), [key]
n. Biochem., Pharm.
a polypeptide hormone produced by the corpus luteum during pregnancy that causes the pelvic ligaments and cervix to relax during pregnancy and delivery.

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