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v. lu·te·in·ized, lu·te·in·iz·ing, lu·te·in·iz·es
To cause the production of a corpus luteum in.
To develop into or become part of the corpus luteum.

lu′te·in·i·za′tion (-ə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.


(ˌluːtɪɪnaɪˈzeɪʃən) or


(Physiology) the process by which a mature ovarian follicle transforms into a corpus luteum
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12) In another study in 2009, Martinez-Salazar et al concluded that while the universal use of GnRH antagonists in COS-IUI cycles does not increase pregnancy rates, it may benefit a specific subset of patients who have premature luteinisation or high progesterone concentrations in a previous failed IUI.
2013, Sirotkin 2014), progesterone plays an important role in ovulation and luteinisation of ovarian follicles, in maintenance the gravidity and embryo survival.
In this initial study (41) on superovulation and IUI cycles and in a later study (42) in ART cycles with the same group, the authors had put forth the hypothesis that a premature luteinisation defined as [P.