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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. luteinizing hormone: a pituitary hormone that acts in the ovary to stimulate ripening of the follicle and formation of the corpus luteum.

    Category: Biochemistry


also L.H.

  1. left hand.

  2. lower half.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. luteinizing hormone, LH, interstitial cell-stimulating hormone, ICSH(noun)

    a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary; stimulates ovulation in female mammals and stimulates androgen release in male mammals


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