Definition of human chorionic gonadotrophin in English:

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human chorionic gonadotrophin


[mass noun] Biochemistry
A hormone produced in the human placenta that maintains the corpus luteum during pregnancy.
Example sentences
  • Routine laboratory values were normal, and testing for serum human chorionic gonadotrophin was negative.
  • The first group (districts A and B) offered serum screening to all women with free human chorionic gonadotrophin and fetoprotein.
  • If patients are followed up by measuring concentrations of human chorionic gonadotrophin, there are four possibilities.

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