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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. left-hand
  • abbr. luteinizing hormone

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  • luteinizing hormone
  • light helicopter
  • left hand

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An abbreviation for luteinizing hormone, a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the pituitary and stimulates ovulation in female mammals, and stimulates androgen release in male mammals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of the Latin (New Latin) Litterarum humaniorum doctor, ‘doctor of the more humane letters'—that is, of the humanities or of learning: a degree conferred by universities.
  • n. An abbreviation of Lord High Admiral.
  • n. An abbreviation of Lord High Chancellor.
  • n. An abbreviation of Lord High Treasurer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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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