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luteotropic

[loo-tee-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌlu ti əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/
adjective
1.
affecting the corpus luteum.
Also, luteotrophic
[loo-tee-uh-trof-ik, -troh-fik] /ˌlu ti əˈtrɒf ɪk, -ˈtroʊ fɪk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of luteotropic
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45; luteo- + -tropic
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luteotrophic in Medicine

luteotropic lu·te·o·trop·ic (lōō'tē-ə-trŏp'ĭk, -trō'pĭk) or lu·te·o·troph·ic (-trŏf'ĭk, -trō'fĭk)
adj.
Having an affect on the development and function of the corpus luteum.

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