lutropin


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Related to lutropin: prolactin, follitropin

lu·tro·pin

(lū'trō-pin),
One of two glycoprotein hormones that stimulate the final ripening of the follicles and the secretion of progesterone by them, their rupture to release the egg, and the conversion of the ruptured follicle into the corpus luteum.

lu·tro·pin

(lū-trō'pin)
A glycoprotein hormone that stimulates the final ripening of an ovarian follicle, its secretion of progesterone, its rupture to release the egg, and the conversion of the ruptured follicle into the corpus luteum.
Compare: bioregulator
Synonym(s): interstitial cell-stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone.

Lutropin

Another term for luteinizing hormone, this hormone stimulates the development and release of the egg from the ovary.
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