gonadotropic hormone

gonadotropic hormone
gonadotropin.

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  • gonadotropic hormone — gonadotropic hormone. См. гонадотропины. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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

  • Hormone — A chemical substance produced in the body that controls and regulates the activity of certain cells or organs. Many hormones are secreted by specialized glands such as the thyroid gland. Hormones are essential for every activity of daily living,… …   Medical dictionary

  • hormone — hormonal, hormonic /hawr mon ik, moh nik/, adj. /hawr mohn/, n. 1. Biochem. any of various internally secreted compounds, as insulin or thyroxine, formed in endocrine glands, that affect the functions of specifically receptive organs or tissues… …   Universalium

  • gonadotrophic hormone — n. (also gonadotropic) Biochem. any of various hormones stimulating the activity of the gonads. * * * noun hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland and placenta; stimulates the gonads and controls reproductive activity • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • interstitial cell-stimulating hormone — noun a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary; stimulates ovulation in female mammals and stimulates androgen release in male mammals • Syn: ↑luteinizing hormone, ↑LH, ↑ICSH • Hypernyms: ↑gonadotropin, ↑gonadotrophin,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • follicle-stimulating hormone — noun a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary and stimulates growth of Graafian follicles in female mammals, and activates the cells in male mammals that form sperm • Syn: ↑FSH • Hypernyms: ↑gonadotropin, ↑gonadotrophin,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lactogenic hormone — noun gonadotropic hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary; in females it stimulates growth of the mammary glands and lactation after parturition • Syn: ↑prolactin, ↑luteotropin • Hypernyms: ↑lactogen, ↑gonadotropin, ↑gonadotrophin,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • follicle-stimulating hormone — n a hormone from an anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that stimulates the growth of the ovum containing follicles in the ovary and that activates sperm forming cells called also follitropin * * * a hormone (see gonadotrophin) synthesized and… …   Medical dictionary

  • luteinising hormone — (Brit.) n. LH, gonadotropic hormone secreted by the pituitary gland stimulating maturation of eggs and development of the corpus luteum in females and sperm in males (also luteinizing hormone) …   English contemporary dictionary

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