Synonyms and Antonyms for follicle-stimulating-hormone

1. follicle-stimulating hormone (n.)

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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2. hormone-replacement therapy (n.)

hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis

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4. stimulating (adj.)

that stimulates

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5. stimulating (adj.)

making lively and cheerful

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6. follicle (n.)

any small spherical group of cells containing a cavity

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