gonadotroph

[gō-nădə-trŏf′, -trōf′, gŏnə-dō-]

n.

A cell of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that affects certain cells of the ovary or the testis.

Nearby words

  1. gonadocrin,
  2. gonadoliberin,
  3. gonadopathy,
  4. gonadorelin hydrochloride,
  5. gonadotrope,
  6. gonadotrophin,
  7. gonadotropic,
  8. gonadotropin,
  9. gonadotropin releasing hormone,
  10. gonadotropin-releasing factor


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