gonadotropin

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go·nad·o·tro·pin / gōˌnadəˈtrōpin/ (chiefly Brit. also go·nad·o·tro·phin / -ˈtrōfin/ ) • n. Biochem. any of a group of hormones secreted by the pituitary that stimulate the activity of the gonads.

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gonadotropin A generic name for a group of hormones secreted by the pituitary, the placenta, and the endometrium that stimulate the gonads. They regulate reproductive activity.

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