follicle-stimulating hormone


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Related to follicle-stimulating hormone: luteinizing hormone, prolactin
  • 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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Expression of follicle-stimulating hormone receptor in tumor blood vessels.
Improved controlled ovarian hyperstimulation in poor responder in vitro fertilization patients with a microdose follicle-stimulating hormone flare, growth hormone protocol.
Serum levels of luteinizing hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone, prolactin, 17-alpha hydroxyprogesterone, testosterone and 17-beta estradiol were measured before and at 2, 4, 8 and 12 weeks of treatment with placebo or Maca (1.
The authors compared serum levels of several testicular hormone biomarkers between the two groups; inhibin B, total and free testosterone, sex hormone--binding globulin, luteinizing hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone, and dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate.
Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) is a member of the glycoprotein hormones synthesized and secreted by gonadotropes in the anterior pituitary gland and is comprised of two dissimilar subunits, alpha and beta, encoded by separate genes (Jameson et al.
The researchers concluded that young type 2 diabetic patients have significantly lower plasma concentrations of total and free testosterone and inappropriately low lutenizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone levels with a high prevalence of hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism, when compared with type 1 diabetic patients of comparable age.
ORG36286, a long-acting recombinant follicle-stimulating hormone for infertility; and
THE fertility test offered on the NHS measures levels of oestrogen, follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinising hormone (LH).
Gonal-f(R) is a highly consistent recombinant human follicle-stimulating hormone (r-hFSH) Filled by Mass (FbM), prescribed to supplement or replace naturally occurring FSH, an essential hormone to treat infertility.
The isopropanolic black cohosh extract was more effective than placebo depending on time from symptom onset and follicle-stimulating hormone level.
Nor does this herb increase blood levels of estrogen, progesterone, follicle-stimulating hormone, or leutinizing hormone.
The current research is an in vitro study comparing the stimulatory effects of the epidermal growth factor (EGF) and transforming growth factor-a (TGF-a), as well as follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) on the ovarian cancer cell line SK-OV3 in vitro.
The researchers defined POF as age younger than 40 years, two follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) levels greater than 40 IU/L, more than 4 months of amenorrhea, and a normal 46,XX karyotype.
Normal values were found for cortisol, prolactin, testosterone, follicle-stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone, [alpha]-subunit, and thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulin.
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