Definitions for "Human Menopausal Gonadotropin"
A purified extract of LH and FSH, hormones secreted from the pituitary gland which stimulate the ovary. It is a commercial preparation used by injection to facilitate development of multiple follicles.
A natural hormone that is administered either alone or in combination with other fertility drugs to induce ovulation of more than one egg. The hormone hMG is derived from the urine of menopausal women. When marketed in the United States, hMG is also known as Pergonal.
A combination of hormones FSH and LH, which is extracted from the urine of post-menopausal women. Used to induce ovulation in several fertility treatments. Common brand names include Humegon, Repronex, and Pergonal.