anterior pituitary gonadotropinmedical dictionary

<hormone> Any gonadotropin of hypophysial origin; formerly used to designate a single hormone, because it was thought that the anterior hypophysis secreted only one gonadotropin.

Synonyms: pituitary gonadotropic hormone.

(05 Mar 2000)

anterior pituitary-like hormonemedical dictionary

Preferred term: chorionic gonadotropin