chorionic gonadotropin

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chorion′ic gonadotro′pin

gonadotropin produced and secreted by the chorion. Compare human chorionic gonadotropin.
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Pulsatile secretion of human chorionic gonadotropin in normal adults.
Endometrial thickness on the day of human chorionic gonadotropin administration was significandy greater with testosterone pretreatment (median, 10.
Total [eth]-hCG, can rapidly and accurately help detect the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone that is usually used to determine whether a woman is pregnant.
We are not convinced that the government has taken adequate responsibility to ensure that Tetanus Toxoid vaccine (TT) laced with Beta human chorionic gonadotropin (b-HCG) sub unit is not being used by the sponsoring developing partners," the bishops' Oct.
15) Alternatively, low-dose human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) administered alone or concomitantly with TST can preserve spermatogenesis (16) and maintain intratesticular testosterone (17) in hypogonadal men on TST.
OHSS is particularly associated with injection of a hormone - human chorionic gonadotropin ( hCG) - used for inducing final oocyte maturation and/ or triggering oocyte release.
The cause of morning sickness - severe or mild - remains mysterious but the production of sudden high levels of hormones, particularly human chorionic gonadotropin, closely parallels the time of nausea.
Qualitative urine visual pregnancy tests are increasingly being replaced by analyzer-read chromatographic immunoassay (CIA) tests that determine human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in specimens.
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) [4] is a glycoprotein hormone consisting of [alpha]- and [beta]-subunits with a mean molecular weight of 37.
The 25-year-old footballer was to miss a second game Sunday after being suspended for testing positive for human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG).
Upon further assessment, the patient was found to have a positive blood test for methamphetamines, positive human chorionic gonadotropin for pregnancy, and a history of patent foramen ovale.
Vaughters also said in his affidavit that Armstrong blamed the spread of his cancer on the fact that the International Cycling Union (UCI), the sport's governing body, didn't detect high levels of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin in his body when it tested the cyclist, NYdailynews.

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