gonadotropin


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go·nad·o·tro·pin

 (gō-năd′ə-trō′pĭn, -trŏp′ĭn) also go·nad·o·tro·phin (-trō′fĭn, -trō′pĭn)
n.
A hormone that stimulates the growth and activity of the gonads, especially any of several pituitary hormones that stimulate the function of the ovaries and testes.

go•nad•o•tro•pin

(goʊˌnæd əˈtroʊ pɪn)

n.
any of several gonadotropic hormones, as FSH and LH, that are produced in the pituitary gland or placenta.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gonadotropin - hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland and placenta; stimulates the gonads and controls reproductive activity
endocrine, hormone, internal secretion - the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
follicle-stimulating hormone, FSH - a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary and stimulates growth of Graafian follicles in female mammals, and activates the cells in male mammals that form sperm
HCG, human chorionic gonadotrophin, human chorionic gonadotropin - hormone produced early in pregnancy by the placenta; detection in the urine and serum is the basis for one kind of pregnancy test
ICSH, interstitial cell-stimulating hormone, LH, luteinizing hormone - a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary; stimulates ovulation in female mammals and stimulates androgen release in male mammals
lactogenic hormone, luteotropin, prolactin - gonadotropic hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary; in females it stimulates growth of the mammary glands and lactation after parturition
Translations

go·nad·o·tro·pin

, gonadotropic hormone
n. gonadotropina, hormona estimulante de las gónadas
presente en la sangre y orina de la mujer durante el embarazo, base de la prueba del embarazo; chorionic ______ coriónica;
___ of the anterior pituitary___ hipofisaria.

gonadotropin

n gonadotropina, (pharm) gonadotrofina; human chorionic — (HCG) gonadotropina coriónica humana, (pharm) gonadotrofina coriónica humana
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