Definition of human chorionic gonadotrophin in English:

human chorionic gonadotrophin

Line breaks: human chori|on¦ic go¦nado|troph¦in

noun

[mass noun] Biochemistry
  • A hormone produced in the human placenta that maintains the corpus luteum during pregnancy.
    More 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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