a hormone, secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland, which stimulates ovulation, the development of the corpus luteum with its subsequent secretion of progesterone in females, the development of interstitial tissue, and the secretion of testosterone in the testes of males
A hormone produced by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that stimulates ovulation and the development of the corpus luteum in the female and the production of testosterone by the interstitial cells of the testis in the male.
(uncountable) (Abbreviated as: LH)
'Luteum' means 'yellow' in Latin. LH Stimulates development of corpus luteum which is yellow in colour