human chorionic gonadotrophin

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Noun1.human chorionic gonadotrophin - hormone produced early in pregnancy by the placenta; detection in the urine and serum is the basis for one kind of pregnancy test
gonadotrophic hormone, gonadotrophin, gonadotropic hormone, gonadotropin - hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland and placenta; stimulates the gonads and controls reproductive activity
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A prolongation was observed in time to pronuclear fading and t2 cleavage times in time-lapse in the non-smoker group (p3 follicles reached >17mm diameter; human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) trigger which consisted of subcutaneous (sc) injection of recombinant human chorionic gonadotropin (rhCG) (Ovitrelle, Merck Serono, Turkey) or intramuscular urinary human chorionic gonadotrophin (uhCG) (Pregnyl MSD, Turkey) was administered.
A controlled study of human chorionic gonadotrophin induced ovulation versus urinary luteinizing hormone surge for timing of intrauterine insemination.
The outcome was categorized into non-pregnant with beta human chorionic Gonadotrophin (hCG) 5-25 m IU/ml, and clinical pregnancy with beta hCG>25 m IU/ml.
Human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG) Pregynl was administered when there were at least four follicles with mean diameter of 17 mm, 36 hours before egg retrieval.
Use of GnRH agonist and human chorionic gonadotrophin tests for differentiating constitutional delayed puberty from gonadotrophin deficiency in boys.
Does treatment with human chorionic gonadotrophin induce reversible changes in undescended testes in boys?
Digynic pregnancies usually have a small placenta which secretes less human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG), and fetal adrenal growth occurs under the influence of hCG, diagynic fetus usually has severe growth retardation associated with marked adrenal hypoplasia (Eidben et al.
The first screening tests for abnormal levels of pregnancy-associated plasma protein (PAPP-A) and human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) in the patient's blood, while the ultrasound measures nuchal translucency.
no real proof has been given that a functional regeneration within the sectioned [cut across] did occur at all and that human chorionic gonadotrophin positively influenced the functional recovery.
They'd found traces of human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG, the pregnancy hormone), in my urine.

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