MIILLERIAN-INHIBITING HORMONE (MIH)

is a hormone which is produced in the testes during the early prenatal stages with an action that inhibits the feminization of the fetus by blocking the Mullerian ducts from differentiating into the female sex organs.

MIILLERIAN-INHIBITING HORMONE (MIH): "MIH is a hormone which is produced by the testes in the fetus which prevent the fetus becoming female."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MIILLERIAN-INHIBITING HORMONE (MIH)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/miillerian-inhibiting-hormone-mih/ (accessed April 19, 2021).
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