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Noun: follicle-stimulating hormone
  1. 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
    - FSH

Derived forms: follicle-stimulating hormones

Type of: gonadotrophic hormone, gonadotrophin, gonadotropic hormone, gonadotropin

Encyclopedia: Follicle-stimulating hormone