follicle-stimulating hormone


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follicle-stimulating hormone

n. Abbr. FSH
A gonadotropic hormone of the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the growth of follicles in the ovary and induces the formation of sperm in the testis.

follicle-stimulating hormone

n
(Biochemistry) a gonadotrophic hormone secreted by the pituitary gland that stimulates maturation of ovarian follicles in female mammals and growth of seminiferous tubules in males. Abbreviation: FSH See also luteinizing hormone, prolactin

FSH

follicle-stimulating hormone: an anterior pituitary peptide that stimulates the development of Graafian follicles in the female and spermatozoa in the male.

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.
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Noun1.follicle-stimulating hormone - 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
gonadotrophic hormone, gonadotrophin, gonadotropic hormone, gonadotropin - hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland and placenta; stimulates the gonads and controls reproductive activity
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follicle-stimulating hormone

[ˈfɒlɪklˈstɪmjʊˌleɪtɪŋˈhɔːməʊn] normone m follicolo-stimolante
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Recombinant follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) 300 IU daily was started on day 22 following GnRHa initiation.
Aside from the most common symptoms, your GP can offer a blood test to measure your levels of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH, which regulates reproductive processes) and oestradiol (the oestrogen produced by the ovaries).
Potential role of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and transforming growth factor (TGFp1) in the regulation of ovarian angiogenesis.
Assessment of ovarian reserve with anti-Mullerian hormone: a comparison of the predictive value of anti-Mullerian hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone, inhibin B, and age.
Both these drugs prompt the pituitary to secrete follicle-stimulating hormone, which enhances the growth of small follicles and thus can trigger ovulation.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Roche have announced a collaboration to combine diagnostic testing technology from Roche with Ferring s human cell line derived recombinant follicle-stimulating hormone (human rFSH), a gonadotrophin currently in phase III development.
Second, androgens make ovarian cells more sensitive to follicle-stimulating hormone or FSH, which promotes follicle growth.
The result is lowered luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), which lead to reduced testosterone production by Leydig cells of the testis.
Sertoli cell proliferation induced by follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) independently of luteinizing hormone activity: evidence from genetic models of isolated FSH action.
Main Outcome Measures: Kupperman index score, levels of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and estradiol, and the number of symptoms before and after treatment were the main outcome measures.
Limited success using the "flare" protocol in poor responders in cycles with low basal follicle-stimulating hormone levels during in vitro fertilization.

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