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Definition of the noun luteinizing hormone
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- 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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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A 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 ...
A 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A 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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