Luteinizing-hormone definitions

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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.
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A hormone, secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland, that stimulates ovulation, the development of interstitial tissue, the secretion of testosterone in the testes of males, and the development of the corpus luteum with its subsequent secretion of progesterone in females.
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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.
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A glycoprotein hormone produced by the anterior portion of the pituitary gland. Luteinizing hormone stimulates ovulation and the development of the corpus luteum in female mammals and the production of testosterone in males.
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(biochemistry) A hormone, produced by anterior 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.
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Origin of luteinizing-hormone

'Luteum' means 'yellow' in Latin. LH Stimulates development of corpus luteum which is yellow in colour