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go·nad·o·trop·ic

 (gō-năd′ə-trŏp′ĭk, -trō′pĭk) also go·nad·o·troph·ic (-trŏf′ĭk, -trō′fĭk)
adj.
Acting on or stimulating the gonads: a gonadotropic hormone.

go•nad•o•trop•ic

(goʊˌnæd əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk)

adj.
affecting the development or activity of the ovary or testis.
[1930–35]
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Adj.1.gonadotropic - of or relating to or involving gonadotropin
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Presumptive diagnosis of PAIS, isolated micro penis, partial gonadal dysgenesis, hypo gonadotropic hypogonadism, primary hypogonadism, CAIS and 5-[alpha] reductase deficiency was made as shown in table-III.
Equine chorionic gonadotropin (eCG) is a gonadotropic hormone produced in the chorion of pregnant mares, previously known as pregnant mare's serum gonadotropin, which was found in 40 to 130 days pregnant mare serum, first reported by Cole et al [1].
Thus, it is essential to add gonadotropic hormones to the culture media, so as to provide conditions favouring the proliferation and differentiation of germ cells and ensuring success in obtaining functional sperm (MURTA et al.
In the present exposed mouse model, the observed behavioral alterations were not due to changes at the level of the gonadotropic axis.
Expression of hypothalamic KiSS-1 system and rescue of defective gonadotropic responses by kisspeptin in streptozotocin-induced diabetic male rats.
2008) have all been reported to protect testicular functions against various stress and possess gonadotropic activity, and the presence of these compounds may have contributed to the observed ameliorating effects recorded here in.
High concentrations of prolactin was associated with normal or low blood concentration of luteinising hormone or follicle stimulating hormone and adequate release In response to gonadotropic releasing hormone (Thorner et al, 1974).
At the anterior pituitary, LHRH stimulates the production and secretion of FSH and LH from gonadotropic cells into the general circulation.
An alternative management for secondary testicular failure had been validated by 1990: injecting "replacement" gonadotropic hormones was proved to restore testicular function.
Menstruation is thought to be induced by a large increase in luteinizing hormone and other gonadotropic hormones.
In the pathophysiology of PCOS, the pulsatile release of gonadotropic releasing hormone (GnRH) is disturbed, and this has a negative impact on the follicle development in ovaries.
Westerterp-Plantenga, "The relationship between leptin, gonadotropic hormones, and body composition during puberty in a Dutch children cohort," European Journal of Endocrinology, vol.