Human menopausal gonadotropin

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human menopausal gonadotropin n.
Abbr. HMG
An injectable preparation that is obtained from the urine of menopausal women, has biological activity similar to that of follicle-stimulating hormone, and is used with chorionic gonadotropin to induce ovulation.

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