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inhibin

[in-hib-in] /ɪnˈhɪb ɪn/
Biochemistry.
1.
a hormone, found in semen, that acts on the pituitary gland to decrease FSH.
Origin of inhibin
1980-1985
First recorded in 1980-85; inhib(it) + -in2
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inhibin in Medicine

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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