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Definition of the noun gonadotropic hormone
What does gonadotropic hormone mean as a name of something?
- hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland and placenta; stimulates the gonads and controls reproductive activity
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonyms of gonadotropic hormone: gonadotrophic hormone / gonadotrophin / gonadotropin
- more generic terms: 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
- more specific terms:
- 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
- human chorionic gonadotrophin / human chorionic gonadotropin / HCG = hormone produced early in pregnancy by the placenta
- interstitial cell-stimulating hormone / luteinizing hormone / ICSH / LH = a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary
- lactogenic hormone / luteotropin / prolactin = gonadotropic hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary
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a glycoprotein gonadotropic hormone of the adenohypophysis that acts with follicle-stimulating hormone to promote ovulation and promotes secretion of androgen and progesterone. A preparation of the salts is used in the differential ...
by Rudolph Seiden, Richard R. Dykstra, W. James Gough
not in the urine—a gonadotropic hormone which has similar physiologic effects as those produced by FSH and LH.
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
a gonadotropic hormone of theanterior pituitarygland, acting withfollicle- stimulating hormone to cause ovulation of mature ...
Mosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)
by Elsevier, Mosby
pl a gonadotropic hormone hormone(s) 329 ...
A Dictionary of Ethology (1989)
by Klaus Immelmann, Colin Beer
Gonadotropic hormone Gonadotropin; gonadotrophic hormone; gonadotrophin. In vertebrates, hormones produced by the anterior pituitary gland ...
a gonadotropic hormone in the circulation which acts to accelerate growth of the small antral follicles that ...
by Diana M. Goodwin
GONADOTROPIC HORMONE: secretion of anterior pituitary gland. GONODS: a gamete-producing gland; an ovary or testis; normal gonadal function depends upon stimulation from gonadotropic hormones of the adenohypophysis (anterior ...
Dictionary of Psychology (2000)
GTH Gonadotropic hormone. Appendix A 1. Harmonic mean. 2. In Rorschach, response involving human figure. Index of precision. Human immunodeficiency virus. High School Personality Questionnaire. House Tree Person Test. Induction ...
by Harold L. Miller, Jr.
from front to back, the medial preoptic nucleus, influencing gonadotropic hormone release; the paraventricular nucleus, influencing oxytocin release and therefore bonding behavior; the suprachiasmatic ...
by Donald Venes
SYN: gonadotropic hormone. human chorionic g. ABBR: hCG. A hormone, secreted in early pregnancy by the trophoblasts of the fertilized ovum, that maintains the corpus luteum during early pregnancy, stimulating it to secrete both estrogen ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
A proteinaceous, gonadotropic hormone (see GONADOTROPIN) secreted by the anterior *pituitary (adenohypophysis) that stimulates spermatogenesis in the testis and the ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
go-nad-o-tro-pin, gonadotropic hormone (gö'nad-ö -tröpin, gö'nad-ö-tröp'ik hör' mön) 1. A hormone capable of promoting gonadal growth and function; such effects, as exerted by a single hormone, usually are ...
by Pei-Show Juo
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin A gonadotropic hormone produced by the placenta. Human Immunodeficiency Virus A retrovirus that causes human acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in humans. It possesses two genomic RNA ...
Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)
Volume One by Larry R. Squire
For a brief period of time in the late afternoon, higher estrogen levels, supplemented by progesterone, increase gonadotropic hormone release such that a massive amount of gonadotropic hormones in the blood circulates from the pituitary to ...
High-Hazard Pollutants by Paul Cheremisinoff
Continued maturation, however, is critically dependent upon the presence of the gonadotropic hormone, follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), produced by the adenohypophysis. Simultaneously, FSH stimulates the granulosa cells of the follicle ...
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