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FSH

abbr.
follicle-stimulating hormone
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FSH

abbreviation for
(Biochemistry) follicle-stimulating hormone
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FSH

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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Noun1.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
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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Translations

FSH

abbr follicle-stimulating hormone. V. hormone.
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Results of the present study showed that majority of females with hormonal imbalance had increase in gonadotrophins concentrations (serum LH and FSH).
"We were able to find a potential compensatory mechanism whereby decreased sperm production relating to the type of underwear signals to the hypothalamus to increase secretion of gonadotropin, a hormone that acts on the testes and that is reflected by the increased levels of FSH, to try to increase sperm production," Minguez-Alarcon said in a statement.
FSH is known to play an important role in male fertility and is associated with sperm production.
La FSH tiene una vida media corta, por lo cual requiere realizar frecuentes aplicaciones para inducir superovulacion; dos aplicaciones diarias han resultado en una mayor respuesta superovulatoria que la obtenida con una sola aplicacion (6, 19, 26).
The under virilized males who had normal/raised basal LH, FSH, testosterone but adequate response to hCG stimulation were diagnosed as cases of AIS.
To deepen a possible involvement of estrogen in the process, we have also compared the results with those obtained treating the animals with FSH or with FSH-Clomiphene.
The pathogenesis of functioning gonadotropinomas is unknown; several theories have been postulated, among which some that stand out are greater production of intact and biologically active FSH, hypersecretion of an abnormal form of FSH that inhibits GnRH secretion at the level of the hypothalamus, further inhibiting secretion of FSH and LH, inhibition of the union of the abnormal form of FSH to FSH receptors at the pituitary level, or loss of negative counter-regulation by estrogens towards gonadotrophins [5, 6].
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Overall, present findings indicated that FSH supplementation was beneficial regarding nutritional aspects of broiler meat where FSH2 found suitable.
FSH and Estradiol: FSH is secreted by the anterior pituitary and stimulates the growth of ovarian follicles (Image 1); these developing follicles secrete estrogen and inhibin, leading to feedback suppression of FSH.
Serum LH and FSH levels were determined at baseline and 30, 45, 60, and 90 min after injection of GnRH (100 [micro]g Relefact; Sanofi-Aventis, Frankfurt, Germany).
According to the Stages of Reproductive Ageing Workshop (STRAW) classification, there is a subgroup known as "Incipient Ovarian Failure" (IOF) or late reproductive ageing (Stage 3) characterised by elevated FSH levels and regular menstrual cycle.