Luteo-



1.
a combining form meaning “golden yellow,” used in the formation of compound words:
luteotropin.

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    luteohormone lu·te·o·hor·mone (lōō’tē-ō-hôr’mōn’) n. See progesterone.

  • Luteolin

    [loo-tee-uh-lin] /ˈlu ti ə lɪn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a yellow coloring substance, C 15 H 10 O 6 , obtained from the weed Reseda luteola: used in dyeing silk and, formerly, in medicine. /ˈluːtɪəlɪn/ noun 1. a yellow crystalline compound found, in the form of its glycoside, in many plants. Formula: C15H10O6



  • Luteoma

    luteoma lu·te·o·ma (lōō’tē-ō’mə) n. pl. lu·te·o·mas or lu·te·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə) An ovarian tumor of granulosa- or theca-cell origin in which luteinization has occurred.

  • Luteolysis

    luteolysis lu·te·ol·y·sis (lōō’tē-ŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. Degeneration or destruction of ovarian luteinized tissue.



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