HyperDic: hcg

English > 1 sense of the word HCG:
NOUNsubstanceHCG, human chorionic gonadotropin, human chorionic gonadotrophinhormone produced early in pregnancy by the placenta
English > HCG: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
Meaninghormone produced early in pregnancy by the placenta; detection in the urine and serum is the basis for one kind of pregnancy test.
Synonymshuman chorionic gonadotropin, human chorionic gonadotrophin
Broadergonadotropin, gonadotrophin, gonadotropic hormone, gonadotrophic hormonehormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland and placenta
Catalangonadotropina coriònica humana

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