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Luteinizing hormone

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  1. a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary; stimulates ovulation in female mammals and stimulates androgen release in male mammals


Luteinizing Hormone: A gonadotropin hormone synthesized by the anterior lobe of the pituitary that stimulates synthesis and secretion of testosterone and estrogen, and ovulation of mature follicles on the ovary.

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Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Vitamins and Pharmacochemistry (2006)

by Henry Philippsborn

d Luteinisierung f f luteinisation f p luteinização f luteinizing hormone; gonadotrop [h]ic hormone (Horm.) (LH; hormone originated in the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland; it stimulates the corpora lutea-development; also: interstitial cell – of the ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

luteinizing cell-stimulating hormone see luteinizing hormone. luteinizing hormone (LH) a gonadotropic hormone of theanterior pituitarygland, acting withfollicle- stimulating hormone to cause ovulation of mature ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Abbreviations Dictionary (2002)

A Practical Compilation of Today's Acronyms and Abbreviations

LH/FSH-RF luteinizing hormone/follicle stimulating hormone-releasing factor LHNCBC Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications LHR London Heathrow Airport LHRF luteinizing hormone releasing factor LHRH luteinizing ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2014)

by Market House Books

keratomileusis LAUP laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty LBC liquid-based cytology LDL low-density lipoprotein LE lupus erythematosus LFTs liver function tests LGA large for gestational age LH luteinizing hormone LHRH luteinizing hormone ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2015)

by Andrew M. Colman

See also late luteal phase dysphoric disorder, luteinizing hormone releasing hormone. Compare follicular phase, menstrual phase. [Named after the corpus luteum] luteinizing hormone n. A gonadotrophic hormone secreted by the anterior ...

Google previewWiley Encyclopedia of Forensic Science (2009)

by Allan Jamieson, Andre Moenssens

Analysis Law Enforcement Assistance Administration Light-Emitting Diode Lower Explosive Limit Luteinizing Hormone Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Liquid–Liquid Extraction Lower Limit ...

Google previewSzycher's Dictionary of Biomaterials and Medical Devices (1992)

by Michael Szycher

Hormones, General tance in the regulation of bodily functions: - Adenohypophyseal hormones: growth hormone, corticotropin, thyrotropin, follicle -stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone, luteotropic hormone, melanocyte- stimulating ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

gonadotropin-releasing hormone A decapeptide hormone (GnRH, luteinizing hormone releasing hormone), derived from a 92 aa precursor, produced by hypothalamic neurons and that acts on the gonadotrope cells within the ...

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