luteinizing hormone surge

luteinizing hormone surge

a sharp increase in serum levels of luteinizing hormone seen around the middle of the menstrual cycle about 1 to 2 days before ovulation.

luteinizing hormone surge

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LH surge

The abrupt increase in levels of LH that precedes the release of an egg from an ovarian follicle.
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Bicuculline infusions advance the timing of luteinizing hormone surge in proestrous rats: comparisons with naloxone effects.
Involvement of central metastin in the regulation of preovulatory luteinizing hormone surge and estrous cyclicity in female rats.
Studies have shown that these telltale ions surge three days prior to the estrogen surge, four days prior to the luteinizing hormone surge (which is detected in urine tests) and five days prior to ovulation, collectively known as prime fertility time.
Expression of aromatase in the ovary: down-regulation of mRNA by the ovulatory luteinizing hormone surge.
8 cm in diameter on the day of the luteinizing hormone surge or HCG administration.
That dose mimics the natural luteinizing hormone surge prior to ovulating.
Women with endometriosis are more likely to have luteinized unruptured follicle syndrome, luteal phase dysfunction, abnormal follicular growth, and premature and/or multiple luteinizing hormone surges.

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