placental lactogen

noun

: a hormone secreted by the syncytiotrophoblast that inhibits production of maternal insulin during pregnancy

called also chorionic somatomammotropin

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“Placental lactogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/placental%20lactogen. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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