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Gonadotropic Hormone

Definition of the noun gonadotropic hormone

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

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Google previewDorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary E-Book (2012)

by Dorland

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 ...

Google previewLivestock Health Encyclopedia (2013)

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.

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

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 ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)

by Elsevier, Mosby

pl a gonadotropic hormone hormone(s) 329 ...

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 ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Public Health (2016)

a gonadotropic hormone in the circulation which acts to accelerate growth of the small antral follicles that ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Neuropsychology (2012)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary 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 ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology (2016)

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 ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

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 ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

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 ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Control Technology: Volume 7 (1994)

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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