Luteolysis



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

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    luteoplacental shift lu·te·o·pla·cen·tal shift (lōō’tē-ō-plə-sěn’təl) n. The shift from the corpus luteum to the placenta as the site of production of estrogen and progesterone in amounts that are sufficient to maintain pregnancy in humans.

  • Luteotrophic

    [loo-tee-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌlu ti əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/ adjective 1. affecting the corpus luteum. luteotropic lu·te·o·trop·ic (lōō’tē-ə-trŏp’ĭk, -trō’pĭk) or lu·te·o·troph·ic (-trŏf’ĭk, -trō’fĭk) adj. Having an affect on the development and function of the corpus luteum.



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  • Luteotropic

    [loo-tee-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌlu ti əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/ adjective 1. affecting the corpus luteum. luteotropic lu·te·o·trop·ic (lōō’tē-ə-trŏp’ĭk, -trō’pĭk) or lu·te·o·troph·ic (-trŏf’ĭk, -trō’fĭk) adj. Having an affect on the development and function of the corpus luteum.



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