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human chorionic gonadotropin

noun, Biochemistry.
1.
chorionic gonadotropin (def 1).
Abbreviation: hCG.
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human chorionic gonadotropin in Medicine

human chorionic gonadotropin n.
Abbr. HCG
See chorionic gonadotropin.

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human chorionic gonadotropin in Science
human chorionic gonadotropin  
A glycoprotein hormone that is produced by the placenta and maintains the corpus luteum during the first few weeks of pregnancy.
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