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Loop of Henle: carries filtrate from the proximal tubule to the distal tubule

Luteal phase: phase of the menstrual cycle characterized by the formation of the corpus luteum following ovulation

Luteinizing hormone (LH): in females, a gonadotropin that promotes ovulation and the formation of the corpus luteum; in males, hormone that regulates the production of testosterone


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