the name for several protein hormones made by the ovaries. Inhibins regulate within the ovary and control the production of FSH. Inhibin B decreases early in perimenopause and is thought to be responsible for the endogenous perimenopausal ovarian hyperstimulation that may occur.
Polypeptide hormone produced in ovary and testes regulating the release of FSH from anterior pituitary.
A hormone, produced by the sustentacular cells, that inhibits the pituitary secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone.