Definición de corpus luteum en inglés:

corpus luteum

Saltos de línea: cor¦pus lu¦teum
Pronunciación: /ˈluːtɪəm
 
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sustantivo (plural corpora lutea /ˈluːtɪə/)

Anatomy
  • A hormone-secreting structure that develops in an ovary after an ovum has been discharged but degenerates after a few days unless pregnancy has begun.
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    • It is generally believed that symptoms result from the waning hormone secretions from the ovaries as the corpus luteum begins to degenerate towards the end of the menstrual cycle.
    • It is secreted by the corpus luteum during pregnancy and by the ovaries during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle.
    • In the corpora lutea of the ovary, whirls of long needles are most distinct.

Origen

late 18th century: from corpus and Latin luteum, neuter of luteus 'yellow'.

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