Definition of follicle-stimulating hormone in English:
A hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that promotes the formation of ova or sperm.
- 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.
Definition of follicle-stimulating hormone in:
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