gonadotrophic


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Related to gonadotrophic: gonadotrophic hormone, gonadotropic, gonadotropic hormones
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of or relating to or involving gonadotropin

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Kallmann's syndrome is a disorder inherited by autosomal recessive X-linked propagation, characterised by deficient synthesis of both hypothalamic-pituitary gonadotrophic hormones (FSH and LH) and is associated with anosmia/hyposmia owing to aphasia of the olfactory bulb.
Testosterone levels in men increase during sleep rising from trough levels at 2000 h to peak levels at 0800 h, but no clear relation has been demonstrated between the levels of gonadotrophic hormones and the sleep-wake cycle in children or adults.
It would seem that the anterior pituitary ceases production of growth and gonadotrophic hormones and prolactin in favor of increased elaboration of thyrotropic and adrenotrophic principles, which may be regarded as more urgently needed in such emergencies.
The pubertal growth spurt can be defined as the 2-3 year period of rapid increase in height and weight related to the change in the activity of the hypothalamus with a gradual increase in the secretion of gonadotrophic releasing hormone (GnRH).
Its main products are steroids, synthetic peptides, carbohydrates, gonadotrophic hormones, insulins and heparin.