luteotropic
or luteotrophic adjective Date: 1941 acting on the corpora lutea

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  • luteotropic — /looh tee euh trop ik, troh pik/, adj. affecting the corpus luteum. Also, luteotrophic /looh tee euh trof ik, troh fik/. [1940 45; LUTEO + TROPIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • luteotropic — lu·teo·tro·pic .lüt ē ə trō pik, träp ik or lu·teo·tro·phic trō fik, träf ik adj acting on the corpora lutea * * * lu·teo·tro·pic (loo″te o troґpik) stimulating the formation of the corpus luteum …   Medical dictionary

  • luteotropic — adj. (Biochemistry) influencing the corpus luteum (yellow ovarian body) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • luteotropic — lu·teo·trop·ic …   English syllables

  • luteotropic — lu•te•o•trop•ic [[t]ˌlu ti əˈtrɒp ɪk, ˈtroʊ pɪk[/t]] also lu•te•o•troph•ic [[t] ˈtrɒf ɪk, ˈtroʊ fɪk[/t]] adj. anat. zool. affecting the corpus luteum • Etymology: 1940–45; corpus lute(um)+ o + tropic …   From formal English to slang

  • luteotropic — adjective see luteotrophic * * * /looh tee euh trop ik, troh pik/, adj. affecting the corpus luteum. Also, luteotrophic /looh tee euh trof ik, troh fik/. [1940 45; LUTEO + TROPIC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • luteotropic hormone — or luteotrophic hormone n PROLACTIN * * * prolactin …   Medical dictionary

  • luteotropic hormone — or luteotrophic hormone noun Date: 1949 prolactin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • luteotropic, luteotrophic — Having a stimulating action on the development and function of the corpus luteum …   Medical dictionary

  • luteotropic hormone — …   Useful english dictionary

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