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müllerian inhibiting substance


müllerian inhibiting substance

noun müllerian in·hib·it·ing substance \-in-ˌhib-ət-iŋ-\

Definition of MÜLLERIAN INHIBITING SUBSTANCE

:  a glycoprotein hormone produced by the Sertoli cells of the male during fetal development that causes regression and atrophy of the Müllerian ducts

Biographical Note for MüLLERIAN INHIBITING SUBSTANCE

J. P. Müller —see müllerian
March 05, 2015
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