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Definition of the noun follicle-stimulating hormone
What does follicle-stimulating hormone mean as a name of something?
- 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
Alternative definition of the noun follicle-stimulating hormone
- alternate spelling of follicle stimulating hormone
Follicle-stimulating Hormone a.k.a. Follicle Stimulating Hormone: A gonadotropin hormone synthesized by the anterior lobe of the pituitary and is essential for reproduction, stimulating estrogen and sperm production.
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The Law on Medicines (2012)
Volume 1 A Comprehensive Guide by H.S. Harrison
'FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE is an extract of post-menopausal urine containing that hormone which has the property of stimulating growth and maturation of germinal follicles in the ovary. Such extract may contain substances with ...
by CTI Reviews
Follicle-stimulating hormone is a hormone found in humans and other animals. It is synthesized and secreted by gonadotrophs of the anterior pituitary gland. Follicle stimulating hormone regulates the development, growth, pubertal maturation, ...
by CTI Reviews
Follicle-stimulating hormone is a hormone found in humans and other animals. It is synthesized and secreted by gonadotrophs of the anterior pituitary gland. Follicle-stimulating hormone regulates the Luteinizing hormone Progesterone ...
follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), a gonadotropin 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 Stanley Jablonski
FSH fascioscapulohumeral; focaland segmental hyalinosis; follicle-stimulating hormone FSHB follicle-stimulating hormone, betachain FSHD facioscapulohumeralmuscular dystrophy FSH/LR-RH follicle-stimulatinghormone and luteinizing ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
Twosuchhormones are secreted bytheanterior pituitary: follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone, ...
Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) A pituitary hormone recognized by the FSH receptor; also, follitropin. Glycoprotein hormones The structurally related hormones thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), LH, CG, and FSH. The glycoprotein ...
FSH fascioscapulohumeral; focal and segmental hyalinosis; follicle-stimulating hormone FSHB follicle-stimulating hormone, beta chain FSHD facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy FSH/LR-RH follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing ...
by R.V. Krstic;
Follicle-stimulating hormone gonadotropes: f Gonadotropes type Follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor: f Gonadotropin-releasing factor Follicle, ultimobranchial: 1 Ultimobranchial follicles Follicles, lingual:f Lingual follicles ...
by Donald Venes
Any of several hormones secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary, including corticotropin, follicle-stimulating hormone, gonadotropin, growth hormone, luteinizing hormone, melanocyte-stimulating hormone, prolactin, and thyrotropin.
by Diagram Group
follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) A hormone that stimulates the maturation of ovarian follicles in females and sperm production in males. FSH is produced by the pituitary gland. fontanel A soft spot in an infant's head where ...
by Denise Tiran
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