Gonadotropins, Pituitary D006065

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Description

Hormones secreted by the adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR) that stimulate gonadal functions in both males and females. They include FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE that stimulates germ cell maturation (OOGENESIS; SPERMATOGENESIS), and LUTEINIZING HORMONE that stimulates the production of sex steroids (ESTROGENS; PROGESTERONE; ANDROGENS).   MeSH

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Subtype Terms (4)

Follicle Stimulating Hormone
3 drugs (2 approved, 1 experimental)

Luteinizing Hormone
1 approved drug

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