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(Biochemistry) follicle-stimulating hormone
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follicle-stimulating hormone: an anterior pituitary peptide that stimulates the development of Graafian follicles in the female and spermatozoa in the male.
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|Noun||1.||FSH - 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|
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FSHabbr follicle-stimulating hormone. V. hormone.
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