Definition of chorionic gonadotrophin in English:

chorionic gonadotrophin

Line breaks: chori|on¦ic go¦nado|troph¦in
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒrɪˈɒnɪk/

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noun

[mass noun]
  • A hormone secreted during pregnancy by the placenta which stimulates continued production of progesterone by the ovaries.

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