luteinize
verb see luteinization

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  • luteinize — (Amer.) v. (Biochemistry) cause the formation of a corpus luteum; become a corpus luteum (also luteinise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • luteinize — [lo͞ot′ē inīz΄] vt. luteinized, luteinizing to stimulate the production of the corpus luteum in vi. to become part of the corpus luteum luteinization n …   English World dictionary

  • luteinize — luteinization, n. /looh tee euh nuyz /, v., luteinized, luteinizing. v.t. 1. to produce corpora lutea in. v.i. 2. to undergo transformation into corpora lutea. Also, esp. Brit., luteinise. [1925 30; LUTEIN + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • luteinize — verb To promote the development of the corpus luteum See Also: luteinization …   Wiktionary

  • luteinize — To form luteal tissue …   Medical dictionary

  • luteinize — lu·te·in·ize …   English syllables

  • luteinize — lu•te•in•ize [[t]ˈlu ti əˌnaɪz[/t]] v. ized, iz•ing 1) to produce corpora lutea in 2) to undergo transformation into corpora lutea • Etymology: 1925–30 lu te•in•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • luteinize — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷əˌnīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary lutein + ize transitive verb : to cause the production of corpora lutea in intransitive verb : to undergo transformation into corpus luteum * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • luteinized — luteinize (Amer.) v. (Biochemistry) cause the formation of a corpus luteum; become a corpus luteum (also luteinise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • luteinizes — luteinize (Amer.) v. (Biochemistry) cause the formation of a corpus luteum; become a corpus luteum (also luteinise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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