chorionic gonadotropin

chorionic gonadotropin
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˌkȯr-ē-ˈä-nik goʊˌnæd əˈtroʊ pɪn, ˌgɒn ə doʊ-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˌkȯr-ē-ˈä-nik goʊˌnæd əˈtroʊ pɪn, ˌgɒn ə doʊ-/

Definitions of chorionic gonadotropin words

  • noun chorionic gonadotropin Also called human chorionic gonadotropin. Biochemistry. a hormone, produced in the incipient placenta of pregnant women, that stimulates the production of estrogen and progesterone: its presence in blood or urine is an indication of pregnancy. 1
  • noun chorionic gonadotropin Pharmacology. a commercial form of this substance, obtained from the urine of pregnant mares, used in medicine in the treatment of testicular disorders and functional uterine bleeding, and in veterinary medicine in the treatment of cystic ovaries, especially in cows and mares. 1
  • noun chorionic gonadotropin A hormone secreted by the chorion of the placenta. Its role is to maintain the corpus luteum. 0

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