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follicle-stimulating hormone
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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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Associated words [difficulty]:   follicle-stimulating hormone , growth hormone [9] , norepinephrine [8] , growth hormone [9] , hydrocortisone [9] , melatonin [9]
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