Name of several hormones that stimulate functions of the gonads. They include follicle stimulating hormone and luteinising hormone that is produced by the anterior pituitary gland in response to gonadotropin-releasing hormone.

GONADOTROPIN: "Gonadotropin is a hormone that stimulates the gonads."
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