\lˈuːtiːn], \lˈuːtiːn], \l_ˈuː_t_iː_n]\
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A carotenoid alcohol widespread in nature. It is present in egg yolk, algae, and petals of yellow flowers, among other sources.
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1. The yellow pigment in the corpus luteum, or any lipochrome. 2. An internal secretion of the ovary which, with ovulin and folliculin, constitutes the hormone oophorin.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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- Predetermined sets of questions used collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.