human chorionic gonadotropin n.
See chorionic gonadotropin.
human chorionic gonadotropin
A glycoprotein hormone that is produced by the placenta and maintains the corpus luteum during the first few weeks of pregnancy.
noun 1. French La Comédie Humaine. a collected edition of tales and novels in 17 volumes (1842–48) by Honoré de Balzac.
- Human-computer interaction
software, hardware (HCI) The study of how humans interact with computers, and how to design computer systems that are easy, quick and productive for humans to use. See also Human-Computer Interface. HCI Sites (http://acm.org/sigchi/hci-sites/). (1999-05-09)
[huhf] /hʌf/ noun 1. a mood of sulking anger; a fit of resentment: Just because you disagree, don’t walk off in a huff. verb (used with object) 2. to give offense to; make angry. 3. to treat with arrogance or contempt; bluster at; hector or bully. 4. Checkers. to remove (a piece) from the board […]
[huhf-duhf] /ˈhʌfˌdʌf/ noun 1. a method used by the Allies in World War II for locating enemy submarines and other naval or land targets through simultaneous bearings on their radio transmissions.