Definition of luteotrophic hormone in English:

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luteotrophic hormone

Pronunciation: /ˌluːtɪə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊfɪk/
Pronunciation: /-ˈtrɒfɪk/
(also luteotropic hormone /-ˈtrəʊpɪk/ /-ˈtrɒpɪk/)

noun

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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Line breaks: luteo|troph¦ic hor|mone

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