luteinization

noun lu·tein·i·za·tion \ ˌlü-tē-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən , ˌlü-ˌtē-nə- \

Definition of luteinization

: the process of forming corpora lutea

luteinize

play \ˈlü-tē-ə-ˌnīz, ˈlü-ˌtē-ˌnīz\ verb

First Known Use of luteinization

1929

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luteinization

noun lu·tein·iza·tion
variants: or chiefly British luteinisation play \ˌlüt-ē-ən-ə-ˈzā-shən, ˌlü-ˌtēn-\

medical Definition of luteinization

: the process of forming corpora lutea

luteinize

also British luteinise play \ˈlüt-ē-ə-ˌnīz, ˈlü-ˌtē-ˌnīz\ verb luteinized also British luteinised; luteinizing also British luteinising

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