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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Efficacy and safety of follitropin alfa/ lutropin alfa in ART: a randomized controlled trial in poor ovarian responders.
The comedy, while unflinchingly honest and prone to bandying about such terms as "intracytoplasmic sperm injection" and "follitropin," is never really about technology, though.
The drugs used were: Gonal-F flacon 150-300 IU subcutaneous (sc) once daily (recombinant follitropin alfa, Merck Serono, Switzerland) as recombinant follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and Cetrotide 0.25 mg sc once daily (cetrorelix acetate 0.25 mg for sc injection, Merck Serono, Switzerland) as gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist.
DARMSTADT, Germany -- Merck KGaA has gained approval from the Food and Drug Administration to market a new version of the Gonal-f prefilled pen (follitropin alfa injection), an infertility treatment, in the United States.
EMD Serono reported on Monday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a redesigned version of GONAL-f RFF Redi-ject (follitropin alfa injection) fertility drug pen injector
(1990) Isolation and structure determination of the intact sialylated Nlinked carbohydrate chains of recombinant human Follitropin expressed in Chinese Hamster Ovary cells.
A comparison of menotropin, highly-purified menotropin and follitropin alfa in cycles of intracytoplasmic sperm injection.
On the same day, ovarian stimulation was carried out with recombinant FSH (follitropin [alpha]; rFSH; Gonal-F, Merck Serono, France, or follitropin [beta]; Puregon, MSD, France), urinary FSH (urofollitropin, Fostimon, France), or hMG (menotropin, Menopur, France) at a starting dose of 75 IU/day from the second day of the cycle.
Abbreviations ROMA: Risk of Malignancy Algorithm HE4: Human epididymal protein 4 CA 125: Cancer antigen 125 FSH: Follitropin ROC: Receiver operating characteristic AUC: Area under curve ROCA: Risk of ovarian cancer antigen PPV: Positive predictive value NPV: Negative predictive value.