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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.
luteinization (ˌluːtɪɪnaɪˈzeɪʃən) or
(Physiology) the process by which a mature ovarian follicle transforms into a corpus luteum
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LH surge causes ovulation and during secretory phase causes luteinisation
of granulosa cells to secrete progesterone, which helps in the formation and maintenance of corpus luteum.
In rat ovarian granulosa and theca cells, increased catalase activity can be observed during ovarian development and luteinisation
2013, Sirotkin 2014), progesterone plays an important role in ovulation and luteinisation
of ovarian follicles, in maintenance the gravidity and embryo survival.