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gonadotropic

 [go″nah-do-trop´ik]
stimulating the gonads; said of hormones of the anterior pituitary gland.

go·nad·o·tro·pic

(gō'nad-ō-trōp'ik, gon'ă-dō-),
1. Descriptive of or relating to the actions of a gonadotropin.
2. Promoting the growth and/or function of the gonads.
Synonym(s): gonadotrophic
[gonado- + G. tropē, a turning]

gonadotrophic

/go·na·do·tro·phic/ (go-nad″ah-tro´fik) gonadotropic.

gonadotrophic

[gō′nədōtrof′ik]
1 pertaining to genitalia.
2 capable of influencing the gonads.
3 relating to the state in which the gonads exert influence on the body.

go·nad·o·tro·pic

(gō-nad'ō-trō'pik)
1. Descriptive of or relating to the actions of a gonadotropin.
2. Promoting the growth and/or function of the gonads.
Synonym(s): gonadotrophic.
[gonado- + G. tropē, a turning]

gonadotrophic

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Case 2 had inappropriately low-normal LH and FSH values in 2008 before using TRT, and these gonadotrophic hormones were fully suppressed with TRT in April 2016.
Kallmann's syndrome is a disorder inherited by autosomal recessive X-linked propagation, characterised by deficient synthesis of both hypothalamic-pituitary gonadotrophic hormones (FSH and LH) and is associated with anosmia/hyposmia owing to aphasia of the olfactory bulb.
These authors suggested the presence in the prostomium of a gonadotrophic hormone that promotes and controls oogenesis.
Pregnancy Mare Serum--A gonadotrophic hormone, the secretion of the uterus, obtained from the blood of pregnant mares.
The risk factors for developing any of the BOTs are the same as for any epithelial tumor, including incessant ovulation, foreign body carcinogenesis such as from talc, and gonadotrophic stimulation from infertility drugs.
In Talpa europaea, cyclic increase in mass of the testes corresponds with activity of the gonadotrophic cells of the anterior pituitary gland (Herlant, 1959) and increased testosterone levels in the testes (Racey, 1978); in Scalopus aquaticus, the interstitial cells (of Leydig) in the testes, which produce testosterone, begin to increase in size just before the testes increase in mass (Conaway, 1959).
Transdermal testosterone use has been associated with suppression of pituitary gonadotrophic hormones, luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), both necessary for stimulating testosterone production and spermatogenesis in the testes.
10) Gonadotrophic function may be preserved in an occasional patient and there are several reports of patients with SS who maintained regular menstrual cycles and even became pregnant spontaneously.
One of the major effects of these gonadotrophic hormones is to stimulate release of various hormones from the ovaries and testes.
It would seem that the anterior pituitary ceases production of growth and gonadotrophic hormones and prolactin in favor of increased elaboration of thyrotropic and adrenotrophic principles, which may be regarded as more urgently needed in such emergencies.
Developmental capacity of mouse oocytes matured in vitro: effects of gonadotrophic stimulation, follicular origin and oocyte size.
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