Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A hormone that stimulates the growth and activity of the gonads, especially any of several pituitary hormones that stimulate the function of the ovaries and testes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiology) A hormone secreted by the pituitary gland and placenta, which stimulates the gonads and controls reproductive activity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun any of a group of protein hormones secreted by gonadotrope cells of the pituitary gland of vertebrates

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland and placenta; stimulates the gonads and controls reproductive activity

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Examples

  • Human chorionic gonadotropin is widely taken by steroid users to help restart natural testosterone production.

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  • A nurse at the clinic explains that I will begin by shooting myself up with a hormone called a gonadotropin that is used to stimulate egg production.

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  • Human chorionic gonadotropin is widely taken by steroid users to help restart natural testosterone production.

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  • ESPN first reported the banned substance was human chorionic gonadotropin, which is widely taken by steroid users to help restart natural testosterone production.

    AP Source: Cushing tested positive for HCG

  • ESPN first reported the banned substance was human chorionic gonadotropin, which is widely taken by steroid users to help restart natural testosterone production.

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  • Lupron Depot belongs to a class of medications known as gonadotropin releasing hormone agonists (GnRHa).

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  • The FDA says it will review a widely used class of prostate cancer drugs called gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists.

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  • Lupron Depot belongs to a class of medications known as gonadotropin releasing hormone agonists (GnRHa).

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  • MONDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- A widely used class of prostate cancer drugs called gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists increases the risk of

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  • ESPN first reported the banned substance was human chorionic gonadotropin, which is widely taken by steroid users to help restart natural testosterone production.

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