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Definition of the noun luteotropin

What does luteotropin mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: luteotropins

  1. gonadotropic hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary; in females it stimulates growth of the mammary glands and lactation after parturition

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Google previewVitamins and Hormones (1949)

A large amount of literature has been published on the question of whether luteotropin is the lactation hormone, or whether other endocrine glands have important roles in the initiation and maintenance of a normal or an augmented degree of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

Luteotropin. > Prolactin...

L 2116 Luteotropic Hormone Luteotropic Hormone Luteotropin Lycopene Definition Lymph Definition Lymph Node Definition Lymph Node Metastases Definition Lymphadenectomy Definition Characteristics.

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

by Henry Philippsborn

(Adenohypophyseal luteotropin; prolactin (see this entry); luteotropic hormone LTH; this hormone is not the luteinizing hormone (LH, also: ICSH, from "interstitial cellstimulating hormone").) d Luteotropin n f lutéotropinef p luteotropina f lyase ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

luteotropin. (adenohypophyseal luteotropin; prolactin; lactogenic hormone; LTH). One of the hormones secreted by the anterior ...

Google previewNutrition and Diet Therapy Reference Dictionary (2012)

by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia S. Claudio

Also called “luteotropin,” “prolactin,” and “lactogenic hormone”; a hormone secreted by the anterior lobe of the hypophysis (pituitary gland). It is helpful in the development of the mammary glands and also initiates milk secretion. It stimulates ...

Google previewBailliere's Midwives' Dictionary E-Book (2017)

by Denise Tiran

luteotropin ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Human Histology (2012)

by R.V. Krstic;

f Gonadotropes type || Luteinizing hormone-releasing factor:f Gonadotropin- releasing factor Luteotropes: 1 Mammotropes Luteotropic hormone: f Prolactin Luteotropic hormone-releasing factor:f Prolactin-releasing factor Luteotropin: !

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

(Luteotropin, ISCH) Structure: Globular glycoprotein with S-S bridges.

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2013)

by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield

luteotropin lactogenic hormone (q.1/.). Lutheran blood group a blood group determined by a red cell antigen specified by the Lu gene on human chromosome 19. Autosomal linkage in humans was first demonstrated between ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates growth and development of mammary glands in females and the production of milk after delivery; also called lactogenic hormone; luteotropin. prolapse (pro-laps') N. dropping or falling of ...

Google previewDictionary of Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, and Translational Medicine (2017)

by Frank J. Dye

luteotropin a hormone secreted by the trophoblast that causes the corpus luteum to remain ...

Google previewDictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology (2012)

by Frank J. Dye

luteotropin a hormone secreted by the trophoblast that causes the corpus luteum to remain ...

Google previewBantam Medical Dictionary, Fifth Edition (2009)

by Laurence Urdang

luteotropic hormone, luteotropin) n. a hormone. synthesized and stored in the anterior pituitary gland. that stimulates milk production after childbirth and also stimulates production of *progesterone by the *corpus luteum in the ovary. In both ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents (2012)

Properties and Synonyms by I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall

luteotropin => prolactin. lutrelin (INN] ( lutrelin acetate [USAN]; WY.40972) is a derivative of LH-RH (pig), and is a ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

syN luteotropin. lu-te-o-tro-pin (lü'té-ö-tröpin) An anterior pituitary hormone that acts to maintain the function of the corpus luteum.

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Scrabble value of L1U1T1E1O1T1R1O1P3I1N1

The value of this 11-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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