Synonyms

1. follicle-stimulating_hormone

noun. 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.

Synonyms

  • gonadotropic hormone
  • FSH
  • gonadotropin
  • gonadotrophic hormone

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1. Noun Phrase
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2. hormone-replacement_therapy

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

Synonyms

  • therapy
  • hormone replacement therapy

3. stimulating

adjective. ['ˈstɪmjəˌleɪtɪŋ'] rousing or quickening activity or the senses.

Synonyms

  • interesting
  • rousing
  • piquant
  • thrilling
  • thought-provoking
  • moving
  • challenging
  • salty
  • stimulative
  • exciting
  • stirring

Antonyms

  • depressant
  • uninteresting
  • unexciting
  • unmoving
  • debilitating

4. stimulating

adjective. ['ˈstɪmjəˌleɪtɪŋ'] making lively and cheerful.

Synonyms

  • exhilarating

Antonyms

  • uninterestingness
  • unprovocative

5. stimulating

adjective. ['ˈstɪmjəˌleɪtɪŋ'] that stimulates.

Synonyms

  • stimulative

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • unattractive

6. follicle

noun. ['ˈfɑːləkəl, ˈfɑːlɪkəl'] any small spherical group of cells containing a cavity.

Synonyms

  • hair follicle
  • cyst
  • Graafian follicle

Etymology

  • folliculus (Latin)
  • follis (Latin)

7. hormone

noun. ['ˈhɔrˌmoʊn'] the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect.

Synonyms

  • parathormone
  • Pitressin
  • glucocorticoid
  • TRF
  • thyrotropin-releasing hormone
  • thyroid hormone
  • TRH
  • somatotropic hormone
  • epinephrine
  • releasing hormone
  • MSH
  • somatotrophin
  • glucagon
  • adrenosterone
  • thyrotropin-releasing factor
  • corticotropin
  • thyrotropic hormone
  • Pitocin
  • thyrotrophic hormone
  • secretion
  • catecholamine
  • steroid
  • STH
  • somatotropin
  • releasing factor
  • TSH
  • gonadotrophin
  • parathyroid hormone
  • adrenocorticotropin
  • gonadotropic hormone
  • epinephrin
  • gonadotropin
  • ADH
  • hypothalamic releasing hormone
  • sex hormone
  • protirelin
  • relaxin
  • human growth hormone
  • neurohormone
  • adrenocorticotrophin
  • endocrine
  • RH
  • gonadotrophic hormone
  • vasopressin
  • oxytocin
  • antidiuretic hormone
  • melanocyte-stimulating hormone
  • internal secretion
  • melatonin
  • thyroid-stimulating hormone
  • adrenocorticotropic hormone
  • hypothalamic releasing factor
  • corticotrophin
  • adrenaline
  • thyrotrophin
  • Adrenalin
  • somatotrophic hormone
  • thymosin
  • growth hormone
  • ACTH
  • insulin
  • GI hormones
  • steroid hormone
  • thyrotropin
  • adrenocorticotrophic hormone

Etymology

  • ὁρμή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ὁρμάω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ὁρμῶν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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