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follicle-stimulating hormone

Saltos de línea: follicle-stimulat¦ing hor|mone
(abbreviation: FSH)

Definición de follicle-stimulating hormone en inglés:


A hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland which promotes the formation of ova or sperm.
Example sentences
  • This chemical stimulates the pituitary gland to produce follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone.
  • Both luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone were, on average, low.
  • The minimal initial endocrine evaluation should include serum testosterone and serum follicle-stimulating hormone levels.

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