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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Several studies have shown the interference of FSHs in fish, fowl, reptiles and mammals (HAHLBECK et al., 2004; PARROT; BLANT, 2005; TRAINOR et al., 2006).
More so, the number of students enrolling in the second cycle institutions from 2014 to 2016, as compared to the first year of the FSHS implementation, the number of children has ballooned to a high level of 43 percent, and there is a need to have enough infrastructure and the right personnel to execute this plan.