gonadotropic


gonadotropic

gonadotropic [goh-nad-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik, gon-uh-doh-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Biochemistry.

  1. pertaining to substances formed in the anterior pituitary gland that affect the activity of the ovary or testis.

Also go·nad·o·troph·ic [goh-nad-uh-trof-ik, -troh-fik, gon-uh-doh-] /goʊˌnæd əˈtrɒf ɪk, -ˈtroʊ fɪk, ˌgɒn ə doʊ-/. Origin of gonadotropic First recorded in 1930–35; gonad + -o- + -tropic Examples from the Web for gonadotropic Historical Examples of gonadotropic

  • Effects of gonadotropic hormone on the pelage of white winter long-tailed weasels; abstract.

    American Weasels

    E. Raymond Hall

  • gonadotropic in Medicine gonadotropic [gō-năd′ə-trŏp′ĭk, -trō′pĭk] adj.

    1. Of or relating to the actions of a gonadotropin.
    2. Promoting the growth or function of the gonads.

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