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luteotrophic hormone Line breaks: luteo|troph¦ic hor|mone
Pronunciation: /ˌluːtɪə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊfɪk/
(also luteotropic hormone -ˈtrəʊpɪk-ˈtrɒpɪk)

Definition of luteotrophic hormone in English:


Another term for prolactin.
Example sentences
  • The luteotrophic hormone human CG (hCG) was found to decrease the peak amplitude of the sodium current within seconds.
  • Because of the compound's pharmacologic activity, several aspects remain incompletely explored in the rat, in which prolactin is the luteotrophic hormone.

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