luteinisierendes Hormon (LH)

English translation: luteinizing hormone

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German term or phrase:luteinisierendes Hormon (LH)
English translation:luteinizing hormone
Entered by: Jeanie Eldon

02:03 Dec 15, 2010
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / the female cycle
German term or phrase: luteinisierendes Hormon (LH)
I have come across the "supposed" translation "LH, Luteinizing hormone". Something tells me this is not quite right. I'd really appreciate if someone could confirm or make other suggestions for a suitable translation into English.

Here is the context:

LH, Luteinisierendes Hormon löst den Eisprung aus, wird im Gehirn (Hypophyse) gebildet
Jeanie Eldon
United Kingdom
luteinizing hormone
Explanation:
I have heard luteinizing hormone.
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Merry Foxworth
United States
Local time: 18:26
Grading comment
Thank you Merry! There doesn't seem to be much doubt about your answer... with 12 people agreeing...Merry Christmas
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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3 +12luteinizing hormone
Merry Foxworth


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +12
LH, Luteinisierendes Hormon
luteinizing hormone


Explanation:
I have heard luteinizing hormone.

Merry Foxworth
United States
Local time: 18:26
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 174
Grading comment
Thank you Merry! There doesn't seem to be much doubt about your answer... with 12 people agreeing...Merry Christmas
Notes to answerer
Asker: wow, that was the fastest confirmation in history! You didn't even hesitate 30 seconds, I'm sure.. Thanks Merry.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Martina Kilgo: luteinizing hormone is correct according to Dorland's Medical Dictionary
12 mins

agree  Heart: definitely correct
46 mins

agree  RegineMac: absolutely!
1 hr

agree  casper (X)
2 hrs

agree  Anna Smith
4 hrs

agree  Dr. Johanna Schmitt
4 hrs

agree  NKW (X)
6 hrs

agree  MMUlr: absolutely! --> http://www.medicine.virginia.edu/basic-science/departments/p...
7 hrs

agree  Brita Fiess
10 hrs

agree  Harald Moelzer (medical-translator): http://www.dict.cc/?s=luteinisierendes Hormon
12 hrs

agree  lirka: no question about it
17 hrs

agree  raptisi
1 day 5 hrs
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