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Any marked ↑ in flow of a substance above a relatively constant baseline Reproductive physiology An abrupt ↑ in LH secretion Background LHRL–luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone is normally secreted in episodic bursts, resulting in cyclical peaks of LH; LHRH bursts are ↑ by estrogens and ↓ by progesterone and testosterone and ↑ in frequency until the end of the follicular phase, at which time a surge of LH signals the onset of endometrial secretion, in preparation for a fertilized egg
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I could not bear to see all those preoccupied, anxious-looking creatures continuously surging along the streets past me
Here was a new world, a world of chaos unpeopled except for herself; but it was a cold, damp, lonely world and she found it depressing after the novelty of it had been dissipated, by an overpowering sense of the magnitude of the forces surging about her.
What delight could there be for Joe in that brutal surging and straining of bodies, those fierce clutches, fiercer blows, and terrible hurts?
With the storm that is called "spirit" did I blow over thy surging sea; all clouds did I blow away from it; I strangled even the strangler called "sin.
Hark to the thundering in the chimney, and the surging noise