Any of a group of protein hormones secreted by gonadotrope cells of the pituitary gland of vertebrates.(noun)
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Use "gonadotrophin" in a sentence
"Polio and tetanus vaccines were claimed to contain a protein common in pregnancy, called human chorionic gonadotrophin or hCG."
"For anyone following major league baseball who might have thought Manny Ramirez's explanation of his recently disclosed use of human chorionic gonadotrophin "a medication, not a steroid, prescribed by a physician for a personal health issue" was legitimate, allow me to point out that there is no medical indication for prescribing hCG to a male that cannot be more safely and effectively treated with other agents."
"The corpus luteum is maintained by a hormone signal (HCG-human chorionic gonadotrophin) secreted by the developing placenta."