luteotropic


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Related to luteotropic: prolactin, luteotropic hormone

lu•te•o•trop•ic

(ˌlu ti əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk)

also lu•te•o•troph•ic

(-ˈtrɒf ɪk, -ˈtroʊ fɪk)

adj.
affecting the corpus luteum.
[1940–45; corpus lute(um) + -o- + -tropic]
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