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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Serum progesterone at the time of human chorionic gonadotrophin does not predict pregnancy in in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer.
Some serum markers in second trimester of pregnancy are useful in determining risk of developmental and chromosomal anomalies; these include Alpha fetoprotein (AFP), Human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG), Unconjugated estriol (uE3) and Inhibin A (Inh-A).
Tan, "Prospective randomized study of human chorionic gonadotrophin priming before immature oocyte retrieval from unstimulated women with polycystic ovarian syndrome," Human Reproduction, vol.
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.
The ultimate OHSS trigger is human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) which induces the overexpression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in granulosa cells and a rise in serum VEGF concentrations [4, 5].
Use of GnRH agonist and human chorionic gonadotrophin tests for differentiating constitutional delayed puberty from gonadotrophin deficiency 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., 1996; McFadden et al., 2002).

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