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Corpus luteum

Introduction: Corpus luteum

Description of Corpus luteum

Corpus luteum: yellow endocrine tissue that forms in a ruptured Graafian follicle following the release of an ovum.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Corpus luteum: yellow body derived from the ruptured ovarian follicle after ovulation; luteinization, the process of corpus luteum formation, is regulated by luteinizing hormone.
Source: CRISP

Corpus luteum: The yellow body derived from the ruptured OVARIAN FOLLICLE after OVULATION. The process of corpus luteum formation, LUTEINIZATION, is regulated by LUTEINIZING HORMONE.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Corpus luteum: The yellow body derived from the ruptured OVARIAN FOLLICLE after OVULATION. The process of corpus luteum formation, LUTEINIZATION, is regulated by LUTEINIZING HORMONE.
Source: MeSH 2007

Corpus luteum: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Corpus luteum:

  • corpora lutea

Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Corpus luteum

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Corpus luteum can be used for:

Source: CRISP

The description of Corpus luteum may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Corpus luteum

The following list attempts to classify Corpus luteum into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • ductless gland,endocrine,endocrine gland
  • gland,secreter,secretor,secretory organ
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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