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anterior pituitary gonadotropin

 

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

Synonym(s): pituitary gonadotropic hormone

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