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Noun: luteinizing hormone
  1. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary; stimulates ovulation in female mammals and stimulates androgen release in male mammals
    - LH, interstitial cell-stimulating hormone, ICSH

Derived forms: luteinizing hormones

Type of: gonadotrophic hormone, gonadotrophin, gonadotropic hormone, gonadotropin

Encyclopedia: Luteinizing hormone