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Definition of the noun fsh
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noun - plural: -
- 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
Other definitions of fsh
What does fsh also mean?
- follicle stimulating hormone
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Pathways 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...
Hormone 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...
Ovarian 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 ...
Pharmaceutical 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...
MCQs 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...
by Brian A. Magowan, Andrew Thomson, Philip Owen
FSH is a glycoprotein which stimulates growth of follicles during the 'follicular phase' of...
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 ...
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 ...
OECD 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 ...
Regulation of Male Fertility (2012)
by G.R. Cunningham, W.B. Schill, E.S. Hafez
FSH is a glycoprotein hormone which ...
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.
by Wanda M. Haschek, Colin G. Rousseaux, Matthew A. Wallig
FSH is a glycoprotein hormone containing two subunits.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Julie McDowell
During each menstrual cycle, follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) from the pituitary stimulates a few of ...
Mosby'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.
by J.A. Carver-Wa, J.M.G. Hollanders
hypothalamus, and secretion of opulsatile secretion and B-subunits of FSH ...
by Barbara L. Drinkwater
and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). Amenorrhoea results when the GnRH pulses that reach the ...
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Scrabble value of F4S1H4
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