- interstitial-cell stimulating hormone: a hormone produced by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that, in the male, stimulates the interstitial cells of the testes to produce testosterone; chemically identical to luteinizing hormone of the female.
- Pharmacology. a commercial form of this substance, obtained from the pituitary glands of pigs and sheep.
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- interstitial-cell-stimulating hormone
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