luteinization

noun
lu·​tein·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌlü-tē-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce luteinization (audio) , ˌlü-ˌtē-nə- \

Definition of luteinization

: the process of forming corpora lutea

Other Words from luteinization

luteinize \ ˈlü-​tē-​ə-​ˌnīz How to pronounce luteinization (audio) , ˈlü-​ˌtē-​ˌnīz \ verb

First Known Use of luteinization

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Luteinization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/luteinization. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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luteinization

noun
lu·​tein·​iza·​tion
variants: or chiefly British luteinisation \ ˌlüt-​ē-​ən-​ə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce luteinization (audio) , ˌlü-​ˌtēn-​ How to pronounce luteinization (audio) \

Medical Definition of luteinization

: the process of forming corpora lutea

Other Words from luteinization

luteinize also British luteinise \ ˈlüt-​ē-​ə-​ˌnīz How to pronounce luteinization (audio) , ˈlü-​ˌtē-​ˌnīz How to pronounce luteinization (audio) \ verb luteinized also British luteinised; luteinizing also British luteinising

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