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.


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  • Luteotrophic

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