SYN: gonadotropic. [gonado- + G. trophe, nourishment]

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go·na·do·tro·phic (go″nə-do-troґfik) gonadotropic.

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  • gonadotrophic — adjective see gonadotropic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gonadotrophic — adjective Of, pertaining to, or stimulating the functions of the gonads …   Wiktionary

  • gonadotrophic — adj. pertaining to a substance which encourages the development or activity of the ovaries and testes (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gonadotrophic — gonado·tro·phic …   English syllables

  • gonadotrophic — /gɒnədəˈtrɒfɪk/ (say gonuhduh trofik), / ˈtroʊfɪk/ (say trohfik) adjective relating to hormones (gonadotropins) formed in the anterior pituitary gland or the placenta which affect the activity of the ovary or testis. Also, gonadotropic …   Australian English dictionary

  • gonadotrophic — adjective of or relating to or involving gonadotropin • Syn: ↑gonadotropic • Pertains to noun: ↑gonadotrophin, ↑gonadotropin (for: ↑gonadotropic) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gonadotrophic hormone — see gonadotrophin …   Medical dictionary

  • gonadotrophic hormone — gonadotrophin …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • 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

  • Гонадотропин (Gonadotrophin), Гормон Гонадотропный (Gonadotrophic Hormone) — один из гормонов, синтезируемых и секретируемых гипофизом; влияет на яички или яичники (гонады), способствуя образованию половых гормонов и соответственно сперматозоидов или яйцеклеток в организме человека. Их образование контролируется… …   Медицинские термины

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