inhibin

inhibin

[in-hib-in]
Biochemistry.
a hormone, found in semen, that acts on the pituitary gland to decrease FSH.

Origin:
1980–85; inhib(it) + -in2

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inhibin in·hib·in (ĭn-hĭb'ĭn)
n.
A peptide that acts to inhibit follicle-stimulating hormonal secretion from the pituitary gland.

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