Medical Definition of Luteinization
1. Transformation of the mature ovarian follicle and its theca interna into a corpus luteum after ovulation; formation of luteal tissue, which appears yellow in some species. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Luteinization
Literary usage of Luteinization
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"If the granulosa cell does not have hydroxylase then luteinization would not be expected to ... Actually luteinization was associated with a drastic ..."
2. Alcohols Effect on Organ Function edited by Dianne M. Welsh (1997)
"Following ovulation, the granulosa cells of the dominant follicle undergo a process called luteinization, converting the follicle into a body called the ..."