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Definition of the noun fsh

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noun - plural: -

  1. a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary and stimulates growth of Graafian follicles in female mammals, and activates the cells in male mammals that form sperm

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  1. follicle stimulating hormone

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Google previewPathways to Pregnancy (2016)

Personal Stories and Practical Advice for Your Fertility Journey by Mary Wong

FSH is a hormone released by the pituitary gland (which is in the brain) to stimulate the growth and maturation of follicles and the eggs...

Google previewHormone Resistance Syndromes (1999)

by J. Larry Jameson

FSH is the crucial factor that rescues the follicles from atresia, and its receptors are exclusively expressed in the granulosa...

Google previewOvarian Cell Interactions (2012)

Genes to Physiology by Aaron J.W. Hsueh, David W. Schomberg

While FSH is a mitogen to prepubertal Sertoli cells, the adult population of Sertoli cells is fixed early in development (17, 18). Granulosa cells, on the other hand, are not as large as Sertoli cells, and an abundant population of granulosa cells ...

Google previewPharmaceutical Biotechnology (2013)

Fundamentals and Applications by Daan J. A. Crommelin, Robert D. Sindelar, Bernd Meibohm

FSH IS A GLYCOPROTEIN HORMONE Follicle-stimulating hormone belongs to a family of structurally related...

Google previewMCQs for MRCOG Part 1 (2003)

A self-assessment guide by Richard de Courcy-Wheeler, Beverley Adams, Bernie McElhinney, Khaled El-Hayes

Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH): FSH is a glycoprotein composed of two subunits, alpha and gamma. The alpha chain is composed...

Google previewClinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2014)

by Brian A. Magowan, Andrew Thomson, Philip Owen

FSH is a glycoprotein which stimulates growth of follicles during the 'follicular phase' of...

Google previewProgress in Clinical Endocrinology (2016)

by Samuel Soskin

FSH is the most recent to be isolated (from sheep hypophyses) in the form of an electrophoretically homogeneous protein.” LH has been obtained in similarly pure form from extracts of both swine and sheep hypophyses.” * Significantly ...

Google previewThe Eat Right 4 Your Type The complete Blood Type Encyclopedia (2002)

by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo, Catherine Whitney

FSH is the hormone that stimulates the development of the ovarian follicle, prompting the maturation of a new egg to be released at ovulation. LH is the hormone that stimulates the production of estrogen by the ovaries, and is responsible for ...

Google previewOECD Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals, Section 4: Health Effects Test No. 441: Hershberger Bioassay in Rats A Short-term Screening Assay for (Anti)Androgenic Properties (2009)

A Short-term Screening Assay for (Anti)Androgenic Properties by OECD

FSH is an important hormone for spermatogenesis. Serum T4 and T3 also are optional measures that would provide useful supplemental information about the ability to disrupt thyroid hormone homeostasis. If hormone measurements are to ...

Google previewRegulation of Male Fertility (2012)

by G.R. Cunningham, W.B. Schill, E.S. Hafez

FSH is a glycoprotein hormone which ...

Google previewThe Woman's Guide to Managing Migraine (2013)

Understanding the Hormone Connection to find Hope and Wellness by Susan Hutchinson MD

An estradiol level is often ordered along with a follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) level. FSH is a hormone produced by the hypothalamus gland in the brain.

Google previewFundamentals of Toxicologic Pathology (2009)

by Wanda M. Haschek, Colin G. Rousseaux, Matthew A. Wallig

FSH is a glycoprotein hormone containing two subunits.

Google previewA-Z Encyclopedia on Male and Female Infertility

Ovarian Steroids via HT-HP portal system and controls the secretions of gonadotrophic hormones (FSH and LH) by the pituitary. Both the hormones are synthesized by basophil cells of the anterior pituitary and apparently by the same type of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases and Disorders (2005)

by William A. Petit, William A. Jr Petit, Christine A. Adamec

follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) A hormone released by the anterior pituitary gland as directed by the HYPOTHALAMUS ...

Google previewDictionary of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1988)

by Christoph Zink

FSH: abbr. for follicle stimulating hormone, syn, follitropin; glycoprotein produced in the anterior pituitary lobe (APL), presumably in basophilic cells, which belongs to the gonadotropins" and has a molecular weight of 34,000; chemical structure ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

foam stability test folded-cell index Folin-Looney test follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) assay follicle-stimulating hormone/luteinizing hormone (FSH/LH) ratio follicle-stimulating hormone/releasing hormone (FSH/RH) assay forced expiratory ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Body Systems (2010)

by Julie McDowell

During each menstrual cycle, follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) from the pituitary stimulates a few of ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), a gonadotrophin that stimulates the growth and maturation of Graafian follicles in the ovary and promotes spermatogenesis in the male. It is secreted by the anterior pituitary gland.

Google previewMale Infertility from A to Z: A Concise Encyclopedia (1996)

by J.A. Carver-Wa, J.M.G. Hollanders

hypothalamus, and secretion of opulsatile secretion and B-subunits of FSH ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Women in Sport (2008)

by Barbara L. Drinkwater

and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). Amenorrhoea results when the GnRH pulses that reach the ...

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