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Definition of Gonadotropin

Gonadotropin: Hormones that are secreted by the pituitary gland, and that affect the function of the male or female gonads.

See follicle-stimulating hormone, human chorionic gonadotropin.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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