Definition of "relaxin" [relaxin]

  • (noun) A female hormone secreted by the corpus luteum that helps soften the cervix and relax the pelvic ligaments in childbirth.

Use "relaxin" in a sentence

  • "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."

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