placental hormone


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placental hormone

Any of the hormones secreted by the placenta, including estrogen, progesterone, and human chorionic gonadotropin.
See also: hormone
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If it shows that the baby isn't growing adequately, your doctor will carry out tests that measure placental hormone and enzyme levels in the blood.
A second protein found in the urine of pregnant women, which attaches itself to the placental hormone, called ribonuclease, is also effective against HIV.
The beta sub-unit of the altered hormone carries a piece of the beta subunit from a related placental hormone, human chorionic gonadotropin.