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Definition of the noun hcg

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  1. hormone produced early in pregnancy by the placenta; detection in the urine and serum is the basis for one kind of pregnancy test

Other definitions of hcg

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  1. Human chorionic gonadotropin


  1. hcg is a gene.
  2. Hcg a.k.a. glycoprotein hormones, alpha polypeptide is a gene.
    • also known as chorionic gonadotropin, alpha polypeptide
  3. Hcg a.k.a. hypertrichosis 2 (generalized, congenital) is a gene.
  4. Hcg a.k.a. chorionic gonadotropin, beta polypeptide 5 is a gene.
    • also known as chorionic gonadotropin beta 5 subunit

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Google preview100 Questions & Answers About Uterine Cancer (2010)

by Don S. Dizon, Linda R. Duska

The importance ofrecognizing phantom hCG is that women have been misdiagnosed with GTNand gone through...

It is important to note that, while the hCG is an indicator of GTN, it can also be falsely elevated.

Google previewSurgery (2012)

Basic Science and Clinical Evidence by Jeffrey Norton, R.Randall Bollinger, Alfred E. Chang, Stephen F. Lowry

HCG is a placental hormone that is also a tumor marker for gestational trophoblastic neoplasms and...

Although intact hCG is the predominant type present in pregnancy, the beta subunit and the core fragment of the beta subunit may be ...

Google previewBlaustein's Pathology of the Female Genital Tract (2002)

by Ancel Blaustein, Robert J. Kurman

hCG is a glycoprotein composed of two polypeptide chains,

Google previewThyroid Disease in Adults (2010)

by Ernst Nyström, Gertrud E. B. Berg, Svante K.G. Jansson, Ove Torring, Stig V. Valdemarsson

The hormone hCG is a placental glycoprotein with a weak TSH receptor- stimulating capability. Additional physiological changes during pregnancy include a gradual increase in the blood volume of the mother by 40%, which results in lowered ...

Google previewMedical Terminology For Dummies (2015)

by Beverley Henderson, Jennifer Lee Dorsey

hCG is the hormone tested for in the urine of women who suspect a pregnancy. When you pee on a pregnancy test stick, this is the hormone that makes that little plus sign appear. If you see it, pour yourself a champagne glass full of milk and ...

Google previewMale Infertility from A to Z: A Concise Encyclopedia (1996)

by J.A. Carver-Wa, J.M.G. Hollanders

112, 840 Related subjects: hyperprolacinemia, sexual dysfunction HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN (hCG) A glycoprotein produced by the placenta. It is biologically similar to luteinizing hormone. In hypogonadotropic ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

(hCG) a hormone, similar to the pituitary *gonadotrophins, that is produced by the placenta during pregnancy. hCG maintains the secretion of *progesterone by the corpus luteum of the ovary, the secretion of pituitary gonadotrophins being ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

hCG. Human choriogonadotropic hormone A dimeric glycoprotein hormone1 synthesized and secreted by the placenta composed of a 92 amino acid alpha subunit similar to pituitary hormones–TSH, FSH and LH and a unique 145 amino acid ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

hCG, abbreviation for human chorionic gonadotrophin. See also chorionic gonadotrophin. hCG radioreceptor assay, a urine test to detect pregnancy or missed abortion, performed by measuring human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) , ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Modern Medicine (1992)

by J.C. Segen

Medicare HCFC Hydrochlorofluorocarbons see CFCs, Ozone layer hCG Human choriogonadotropic hormone A glycoprotein hormone containing lactose and hexosamine that is produced by the syncytiotrophoblast, the fetal liver and kidney ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Pharmacology

by Stefan Offermanns

chorionic gonatotropin (hCG) hormone, which is usually found in the blood and urine within a week of embryonic implantation...

Google previewDictionary of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1988)

by Christoph Zink

inhibition test; principle: HCG” contained in the urine of pregnant women is bound by anti-HCG (contained in an antiserum obtained by sensitising rabbits to human HCG). Subsequently therefore no antigen-antibody reaction takes place, when ...

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