Prolactin is best known as the polypeptide anterior pituitary hormone, which regulates the development of the mammary gland.
What does PRL stand for?
PRL stands for Prolactin (medical)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other definitions of PRL
We have 135 other meanings of PRL in our Acronym Attic
- Prioritized Requirements List
- Probabilistic Record Linkage (healthcare)
- Process Readiness Level
- Production Rule Language
- Professional Renewal Leave (LANL)
- Program Related Logistics
- Program Requirements List
- Program Requirements Logic
- Program Review Memorandum
- Programmatic Readiness Level
- Publications Requirements List
- Pulse Rebalance Loop
- Phosphatase of Regenerating Liver 1
- Payload Retention Latch Assembly
- Preference Right Lease Application (US DOI)
- Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center (University of Connecticut)
- Philips Research Laboratory Belgium (now closed)
- Pacific Rim Literary Conference (Alaska)
- Percentage of Root Length Colonized (plant pathology)
- Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church (Seattle, WA)
Samples in periodicals archive:
All that was known was that an increase in prolactin in women disturbed one of the most important hormones affecting reproduction and fertility: GnRH .
Estrogen and prolactin have synergism effect on milk production, but progesterone negatively affects it .
Prolactin is a pituitary-derived hormone that plays a pivotal role in a variety of reproductive functions.
Models adjusted for potential confounders indicated that TDCPP and TPP were both positively associated with serum prolactin concentration, TDCPP was inversely associated with free thyroxine, and TPP was inversely associated with sperm concentration.
To the Editor: Prolactin is the hormone most commonly measured in patients evaluated for reproductive disorders.
Melatonin, prolactin and alpha-MSH, hormones known to control sharks' skin coloration, are key in regulating glow.
marianum (Silymarin BIO-C[R] = Piulatte(R)) on the serum levels of prolactin in female rats.