gonadotroph

noun
go·​nad·​o·​troph | \ gō-ˈnad-ə-ˌtrōf How to pronounce gonadotroph (audio) \

Medical Definition of gonadotroph

: a cell of the adenohypophysis that secretes a gonadotropic hormone (as luteinizing hormone)

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“Gonadotroph.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gonadotroph. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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