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Human chorionic gonadotropin

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noun

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

Alternative definition of the noun human chorionic gonadotropin

noun

  1. A peptide hormone, produced during pregnancy, that prevents the breakdown of the corpus luteum and maintains progesterone production.

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

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

Usually it is commercially available in a ratio of follicle stimulating hormone to human chorionic gonadotropin hormone of 1:1. Preparations with a different ratio (usually a decreased amount of luteinizing hormone) are also marketed.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

BHCG Abbreviation for beta human chorionic gonadotropin. βHCG Abbreviation for beta human chorionic gonadotropin. BHCGH Abbreviation for beta human chorionic gonadotropin hormone. βHCGH Abbreviation for beta human chorionic ...

Google previewDictionary of Abbreviations in Medical Sciences (2012)

With a list of the most important medical and scientific journals and their traditional abbreviations by Rolf Heister

HCG human chorionic gonadotropin HCH H chain hexachlorocyclohexane (= BHC, HACC, HCC, HCCH) heavy chain HcImp (dent) hydrocolloid impression HCL hair cell leukemia HCL test HCM HCMV heparincalciumchloridelipoprotein test ...

Google previewDictionary Of Anatomy & Physio (2000)

by Poly Mary

Human chorionic gonadotropin (gGG) (ko-re-ON-ik go-nad-o-TRO- pin) A hormone produced by the developing placenta that maintains the corpus luteum. Human chorionic somatomammotropin (so-mat-o-mam-o-TRO-pin) (BCS) A hormone ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Education (2010)

by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth

HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN (HCG) 1. A hormone q.v. produced by the placenta q.v. that can be detected in a woman's urine. 2. Chorionic gonadotropin hormone q.v. that maintains the ovaries' production of progesterone q.v. 3.

Google previewDictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology (2012)

by Frank J. Dye

protein hormones; human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG), human placental lactogen (HPL), and thyrotropin; (2) steroid hormones: estrogens and progesterone.

Google previewSzycher's Dictionary of Medical Devices (1995)

by Michael Szycher

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) Test Systems (1) A Class II device intended for the early detection of pregnancy that measures HCG, a placental hormone, in plasma or urine. (2) A Class III device intended for any uses other than early ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Houghton Mifflin Company, American Heritage

human chorionic gonadotropin n. See chorionic gonadotropin. human chorionic so-ma-to-mamemo° trop-ic hormone ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

human chorionic gonadotropin 263. host cell host cell : 1. A cell which has been infected by a virus is known as the "host cell" of that virus. 2. A cell which is used in lab techniques such as DNA cloning to receive, maintain and allow the ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2007)

by Elsevier, Mosby

h/o H2O H2O2 HOP HPI HR H2SO4 Boric acid Hepatitis B virus Hospital corps Human chorionic gonadotropin Formaldehyde Hydrochloric acid Hydrocyanic acid Carbonic acid Hematocrit Hearing distance High-density lipoprotein Distance ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

choriogonadotropin alfa, human chorionic gonadotropin produced by recombinant technology, used to induce ovulation and pregnancy in certain infertile, anovulatory women and to increase the numbers of oocytes for ...

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