is a molecule (a gonadotropin) found in the human females which is secreted by the anterior pituitary gland, which stimulates the growth of follicles in the ovaries until it ruptures and releases an ovum into the ovarian ducts.

LUTEINIZING HORMONE (LH): "LH, or luteinizing hormone is secreted by the pituitary glands and stimulate the release of an ovum into the fallopian ducts."
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