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gonadotrophic hormone Line breaks: go¦nado|troph¦ic hor|mone
Pronunciation: /ˌɡəʊnadə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊfɪk/
(also gonadotropic hormone -ˈtrəʊpɪk-ˈtrɒpɪk)

Definition of gonadotrophic hormone in English:


Another term for gonadotrophin.
Example sentences
  • The extension of the conceptualization from the gonads to the brain also included the postulation of a new type of hormone: the gonadotropic hormones.
  • The gonadotrophic hormones and the gonads' own steroid hormones act together to maintain the prime function of the gonads: the production of mature eggs or sperm.
  • As direction and degree of laterality were reported in this study in both male and female mice, we selected plasma-luteinizing hormone concentration, which is a common trigger for both male and female gonadotropic hormones.

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