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fol·li·cle-stim·u·lat·ing hor·mone

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. follicle-stimulating hormone, FSHnoun

    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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  1. follicle-stimulating hormonenoun

    alternate spelling of follicle stimulating hormone

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  1. Follicle-stimulating hormone

    Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) is a gonadotropin, a glycoprotein polypeptide hormone. FSH is synthesized and secreted by the gonadotropic cells of the anterior pituitary gland and regulates the development, growth, pubertal maturation, and reproductive processes of the body. FSH and luteinizing hormone (LH) work together in the reproductive system.

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  1. follicle-stimulating hormone

    Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) is a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland in the brain. It plays a crucial role in human reproduction by regulating the development, growth, and maturation of eggs in females and sperms in males. Its levels fluctuate during menstrual cycle and are usually highest just before an egg is released from the ovary (ovulation).

Wikidata

  1. Follicle-stimulating hormone

    Follicle-stimulating hormone is a hormone found in humans and other animals. It is synthesized and secreted by gonadotrophs of the anterior pituitary gland. FSH regulates the development, growth, pubertal maturation, and reproductive processes of the body. FSH and luteinizing hormone act synergistically in reproduction.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of follicle-stimulating hormone in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of follicle-stimulating hormone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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