follicle-stimulating hormone

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  • noun

Synonyms for 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

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is the first combined product of recombinant human follicle stimulating hormone (r-hFSH or follitropin alfa 150 IU) and recombinant human luteinizing hormone (r-hLH or lutropin alfa 75 IU).
a recombinant human follicle stimulating hormone, r-hFSH, follitropin alfa, is used to substitute or enhance low or lacking naturally occurring FSH causing female and male infertility.
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