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2. luteinizing hormone
(Biochemistry) luteinizing hormone
luteinizing hormone: a pituitary hormone that acts in the ovary to stimulate ripening of the follicle and formation of the corpus luteum.
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|Noun||1.||LH - a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary; stimulates ovulation in female mammals and stimulates androgen release in male mammals|