Definition of Luteinizing hormone

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




Definition of Luteinizing hormone

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A hormone, produced by part of the pituitary gland, that stimulates ovulation and the development of the corpus luteum in female mammals, and the production of androgens by male mammals. ¹

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Medical Definition of Luteinizing hormone

1. Synonym for luteinising hormone. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Luteinizing Hormone

lutefisks
luteic
lutein
lutein cells
luteinise
luteinised unruptured follicle syndrome
luteinising
luteinising hormone releasing factor
luteinization
luteinizations
luteinize
luteinized
luteinizes
luteinizing
luteinizing hormone (current term)
luteinizing hormone-releasing factor
luteinizing hormone/follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor
luteinizing principle
luteinoma
luteins
lutelike
lutembacher's syndrome
lutembacher syndrome
lutenist
lutenists
luteo-
luteocobalt
luteocobaltic

Literary usage of Luteinizing hormone

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"THE SOCIETY FO> EXP BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE 162.31-33(1979) 5 of Nifedipine on Prolactin, Growth Hormone, and luteinizing hormone Release by Rat Anterior ..."

2. Anabolic Steroid Abuse by Geraline C. Lin (1996)
"Mendelson, JH; Mello, NK; Teoh, SK; and Ellingboe, J. Alcohol effects on luteinizing hormone releasing hormone stimulated anterior pituitary and gonadal ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"6 August 1970 • Prostaglandin Receptor Site: Evidence for an Essential Role in the Action of luteinizing hormone Abstract A dose-response relation was ..."

4. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Neural regulation of luteinizing hormone secretion in the rat. ... Ratner A. Effect of phenoxybenzamine on luteinizing hormone release in the female rat. ..."

5. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"... radioimmunoassays for monkey luteinizing hormone, monkey follicle stimulating hormone, baboon luteinizing hormone, and baboon follicle stimulating ..."

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