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Noun: gonadotropin  gow,na-du'trow-pin
  1. Hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland and placenta; stimulates the gonads and controls reproductive activity
    - gonadotrophin, gonadotropic hormone, gonadotrophic hormone

Derived forms: gonadotropins

Type of: endocrine, hormone, internal secretion

Encyclopedia: Gonadotropin