human chorionic gonadotropin


noun Biochemistry.

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Medicine definitions for human chorionic gonadotropin

human chorionic gonadotropin


n.

chorionic gonadotropin
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Science definitions for human chorionic gonadotropin

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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