luteotrophic

luteotropic

[loo-tee-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik]
adjective
affecting the corpus luteum.
Also, luteotrophic [loo-tee-uh-trof-ik, -troh-fik] .


Origin:
1940–45; luteo- + -tropic

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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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