gonadotropin

gonadotropin

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  • gonadotropin — n. (Physiology) A hormone secreted by the pituitary gland and placenta, which stimulates the gonads and controls reproductive activity. Syn: gonadotropic hormone. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gonadotropin — Gonadotropins are protein hormones secreted by gonadotrope cells of the pituitary gland of vertebrates. Gonadotropin is sometimes abbreviated Gn . The British spelling is gonadotrophin .TypesThe two principal gonadotropins are luteinizing hormone …   Wikipedia

  • gonadotropin — noun hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland and placenta; stimulates the gonads and controls reproductive activity • Syn: ↑gonadotrophin, ↑gonadotropic hormone, ↑gonadotrophic hormone • Derivationally related forms: ↑gonadotropic •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gonadotropin — Gonadotrophine Les gonadotrophines ou gonadotropines sont des hormones glycoprotéiques complexes agissant sur les fonctions des gonades (ovaires et testicules). Deux de ces hormones sont sécrétées chez tous les vertébrés par l hypophyse… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gonadotropin — Hormones that are secreted by the pituitary gland, and that affect the function of the male or female gonads. See follicle stimulating hormone, human chorionic gonadotropin. * * * 1. A hormone capable of promoting gonadal growth and function;… …   Medical dictionary

  • gonadotropin — /goh nad euh troh pin, gon euh doh /, n. Biochem. a gonadotropic substance. Also, gonadotrophin /goh nad euh troh fin, gon euh doh /. Cf. chorionic gonadotropin. [1935 40; GONADOTROP(IC) + IN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • gonadotropin — also gonadotrophin noun Date: 1931 a gonadotropic hormone (as follicle stimulating hormone) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gonadotropin — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt ist nicht hinreichend mit Belegen (Literatur, Webseiten oder Einzelnachweisen) versehen. Die fraglichen Angaben werden daher möglicherweise demnächst gelöscht. Hilf Wikipedia, indem du die Angaben recherchierst und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gonadotropin — noun any of a group of protein hormones secreted by gonadotrope cells of the pituitary gland of vertebrates …   Wiktionary

  • Gonadotropin — Go|na|do|tro|pin [↑ gonadotrop u. ↑ in (3)], das; s, e; Syn.: gonadotropes Hormon, (internat. Freiname:) Gonadotrophin: Sammelbez. für geschlechtsunspezif. die Sexualfunktionen des weiblichen u. männlichen Organismus steuernde Peptid bzw.… …   Universal-Lexikon

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