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[loo-tee-uh-nahyz] /ˈlu ti əˌnaɪz/

verb (used with object), luteinized, luteinizing.
to produce corpora lutea in.
verb (used without object), luteinized, luteinizing.
to undergo transformation into corpora lutea.


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