[ loo-tee-uh-nahyz ]
/ ˈlu ti əˌnaɪz /
verb (used with object), lu·te·in·ized, lu·te·in·iz·ing.
to produce corpora lutea in.
verb (used without object), lu·te·in·ized, lu·te·in·iz·ing.
to undergo transformation into corpora lutea.
Words nearby luteinize
Also especially British, lu·te·in·ise.
OTHER WORDS FROM luteinizelu·te·in·i·za·tion, noun
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Medical definitions for luteinization
[ lōō′tē-ə-nĭ-zā′shən ]
The transformation of the mature ovarian follicle into a corpus luteum.
Other words from luteinizationlu′te•in•ize′ (lōō′tē-ə-nīz′) v.
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