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follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor

follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor in Medicine

follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor n.
Abbr. FRF, FSH-RF
A decapeptide of hypothalamic origin capable of accelerating pituitary secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone. Also called folliberin, follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing hormone.

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