For all your dictionary needs!
Tip. You can look up words, expressions, names, titles...

Gonadotrophic Hormone

Definition of the noun gonadotrophic hormone

What does gonadotrophic hormone mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland and placenta; stimulates the gonads and controls reproductive activity

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Gonadotrophic Hormone

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewDictionary of Biomedical Science (2002)

by Peter J. Gosling

gonadotrophic hormone (biochemistry) The ANTERIOR PITUITARY HORMONES that promote GROWTH or activity of the GONADS, controlling the initiation of puberty, the MENSTRUAL CYCLE and LACTATION in females ...

Google previewBlack’s Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Pituitary hormones Growth hormone, gonadotrophic hormone, adrenocorticotrophic hormone and thyrotrophic hormones can be assayed in blood or urine by radio-immuno-assay techniques. Synthetic growth hormone is used to treat ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ethology (1989)

by Klaus Immelmann, Colin Beer

Gonadotropic hormone Gonadotropin; gonadotrophic hormone; gonadotrophin. In vertebrates, hormones produced by the anterior pituitary gland ( adenohypophysis) that influence the activity of the gonads and thereby the secretion of sex ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

A gonadotrophic hormone secreted by the pituitary gland that causes the rapid growth of a follicle in the ovary until it ruptures and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2017)

by M. Abercrombie

Gonadotrophic hormone (q.v.) secreted by anterior ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Podiatry and Foot Science (2009)

by Jean Mooney

gonadotropin hormone secreted by both sexes; promotes gonadal growth and function anterior pituitary gonadotrophin pituitary gonadotrophic hormone of hypophyseal origin chorionic gonadotrophin; CG; human chorionic gonadotrophin; ...

Google previewDictionary of Parasitology (2005)

by Peter J. Gosling

gonadotrophic hormone (biochemistry) The anterior pituitary hormones that promote growth or activity of the gonads, controlling the initiation of puberty, the menstrual cycle and lactation in females and spermformation in ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine (2006)

by Michael Kent

gonadotrophic hormone See gonadotropin. gonadotrophin See gonadotropin. gonadotropin (gonadotrophic hormone; gonadotropin) A hormone, such as folliclestimulating hormone or luteinizing hormone, that acts ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2005)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

PITUITARY HORMONES Growth hormone, gonadotrophic hormone, adrenocorticotrophic hormone and thyrotrophic hormones can be assayed in blood or urine by radio-immunoassay techniques. Growth hormone extracted from human ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2014)

by Market House Books

gonadotrophin (gonadotrophic hormone) ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Midwifery - Australian/New Zealand Version (2011)

by Joanne Gray, Rachel Smith, Caroline Homer

gonadotrophic hormone a hormone which stimulates activity inthegonads. gonads a general term for glandsor organs ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Gonadotrophic Hormone

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Share this page

Next...

Go to the thesaurus of Gonadotrophic Hormone to find many related words and phrases!


Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary