Examination of the pelvic region by using a small telescope called a laparoscope.
The postovulation phase of the menstrual cycle. "Luteal phase defect" refers to the inadequate production of hormones during this phase to support a pregnancy.
A pituitary hormone that stimulates the gonads. In the man, LH is necessary for spermatogenesis and for the production of testosterone. In the woman, LH is necessary for the production of estrogen.
The release of luteinizing hormone (LH) that causes release of a mature egg from the follicle.