go·​nad·​o·​trop·​ic gō-ˌna-də-ˈträ-pik How to pronounce gonadotropic (audio)
variants or less commonly gonadotrophic
: acting on or stimulating the gonads

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gonadotropic was circa 1923

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Cite this Entry

“Gonadotropic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gonadotropic. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


go·​nad·​o·​trop·​ic gō-ˌnad-ə-ˈträp-ik How to pronounce gonadotropic (audio)
variants also gonadotrophic
: acting on or stimulating the gonads
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