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human chorionic gonadotrophin <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran

in A Dictionary of Nursing

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199666379
Published online May 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191770395
human chorionic gonadotrophin n.

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a hormone, similar to the pituitary gonadotrophins, that is produced by the placenta during pregnancy and maintains secretion of progesterone

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