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

Other Words from luteinization

luteinize \ˈlü-​tē-​ə-​ˌnīz, ˈlü-​ˌtē-​ˌnīz \ verb

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1929, in the meaning defined above

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luteinization

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

Medical Definition of luteinization 

: the process of forming corpora lutea

Other Words from luteinization

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

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