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luteotropic

[ loo-tee-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik ]
/ ˌlu ti əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk /
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adjective
affecting the corpus luteum.
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Also lu·te·o·troph·ic [loo-tee-uh-trof-ik, -troh-fik]. /ˌlu ti əˈtrɒf ɪk, -ˈtroʊ fɪk/.

Origin of luteotropic

First recorded in 1940–45; luteo- + -tropic
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Medical definitions for luteotropic

luteotropic
[ lōō′tē-ə-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk ]

adj.
Having an affect on the development and function of the corpus luteum.
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