Inhibin meaning

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A peptide hormone secreted by the follicular cells of the ovary and the Sertoli cells of the testis that inhibits secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone from the anterior pituitary.
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A protein-based hormone, produced in small quantities in the testes and ovaries, that inhibits the secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone.
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A peptide hormone secreted by the follicular cells of the ovary and the Sertoli cells of the testis that inhibits secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone from the anterior pituitary.
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(biochemistry) A peptide hormone, secreted by the gonads, which inhibits the secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone and is thus under consideration as a male contraceptive.
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