FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE (FSH)

the gonadotropin that is released by the anterior pituitary gland. In females it stimulates development in the ovary of graafian follicles. In males stimulates sertoli cells in the testis to produce sperm.

FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE (FSH): "Follicle stimulating hormone produces reproductive cells."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE (FSH)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/follicle-stimulating-hormone-fsh/ (accessed November 13, 2019).
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