follicle-stimulating hormone

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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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Ovarian stimulations were performed using a combination of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist/antagonist and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)/human menopausal gonadotropin.
Rising follicle-stimulating hormone levels with age accelerate female reproductive failure.
Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane impairs follicle-stimulating hormone receptor-mediated signaling in rat Sertoli cells.
prolactin, follicle-stimulating hormone, and luteinizing hormone).
Effect of follicle-stimulating hormone on nuclear and cytoplasmic maturation of sow oocytes in vitro.
It was followed by stimulation of the ovary using recombinant follicle-stimulating hormone (rFSH) (Gonal-F; Merk-Sereno, Geneva, Switzerland) or human menopausal gonadotrophin (Menopur; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Germany), and the follicular growth was monitored by using a transvaginal sonography with an SSD-1000 machine (Aloka, Tokyo, Japan).
Patient's luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone levels were within normal limits.
Recombinant follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) 300 IU daily was started on day 22 following GnRHa initiation.
Aside from the most common symptoms, your GP can offer a blood test to measure your levels of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH, which regulates reproductive processes) and oestradiol (the oestrogen produced by the ovaries).
Potential role of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and transforming growth factor (TGFp1) in the regulation of ovarian angiogenesis.
Assessment of ovarian reserve with anti-Mullerian hormone: a comparison of the predictive value of anti-Mullerian hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone, inhibin B, and age.
Both these drugs prompt the pituitary to secrete follicle-stimulating hormone, which enhances the growth of small follicles and thus can trigger ovulation.
The result is lowered luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), which lead to reduced testosterone production by Leydig cells of the testis.
Sertoli cell proliferation induced by follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) independently of luteinizing hormone activity: evidence from genetic models of isolated FSH action.
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