Definition of luteotrophic hormone in English:

luteotrophic hormone

(also luteotropic hormone)

noun

  • another term for prolactin
    • ‘Because of the compound's pharmacologic activity, several aspects remain incompletely explored in the rat, in which prolactin is the luteotrophic hormone.’
    • ‘The luteotrophic hormone human CG (hCG) was found to decrease the peak amplitude of the sodium current within seconds.’

Pronunciation:

luteotrophic hormone

/-ˈtrɒfɪk//ˌluːtɪə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊfɪk/