gonadotropic

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adjective go·nad·o·trop·ic \gō-ˌna-də-ˈträ-pik\
variants: or less commonly

gonadotrophic

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Definition of gonadotropic

  1. :  acting on or stimulating the gonads

Circa 1923

First Known Use of gonadotropic

circa 1923


Medical Dictionary

gonadotropic

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adjective go·nad·o·trop·ic \gō-ˌnad-ə-ˈträp-ik\
variants: also

gonadotrophic

\-ˈtrō-fik, -ˈträf-ik\play play

Medical Definition of gonadotropic

  1. :  acting on or stimulating the gonads


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