Definitions for "LH surge"
The rapid rise of luteinizing hormone that usually occur in the middle of the cycle. It causes the follicle to release a mature egg.
A sudden and large increase in Luteinizing Hormone in response to increased levels of estrogen in the blood. The LH surge is detected by ovulation prediction kits. Ovulation follows within about 24 hours of an LH surge.
when the pituitary gland releases a burst of luteinizing hormone; the burst induces ovulation