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Illicit = illegal
Elicit = stimulate, provoke

Protein not protien; related to Protean = big, large

Gonadotrope (or gonadotroph) = cell type of the anterior pituitary

Gonadotropin = hormone from the anterior pituitary

Gonadotropism = a physiological state of underproduction (hypogonadotropism), overproduction (hypergonadotropism), or normal production (eugonadotropism) of gonadotropin hormone

Hypertrophy = growth to large size, may refer to a tissue or to individual cells.

Hyperplasia = increased cell number

Neoplasia = new, often irregular, growth