human chorionic gonadotropin(redirected from alpha-HCG)
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cho·ri·on·ic go·nad·o·tro·pin (CG),
human chorionic gonadotropin
human chorionic gonadotropinSee hCG.
cho·ri·on·ic go·nad·o·tro·pin(kōr'ē-on'ik gō-nad'ō-trō'pin)
Synonym(s): anterior pituitarylike hormone, chorionic gonadotropic hormone, chorionic gonadotrophic hormone.
human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG)a gonadotrophic hormone secreted by the chorion of the PLACENTA (1) that has a similar effect to luteinizing hormone (see LH).
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Patient discussion about human chorionic gonadotropin
Q. Does a slow rise in HCG hormone during pregnancy a condition to worry? My wife is in second trimester of pregnancy and had a HCG test, which shows fewer levels as compared to previous results. Does a slow rise in HCG hormone during pregnancy a condition to worry?