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Descriptor English: Corpus Luteum
Descriptor Spanish: Cuerpo Lúteo
Descriptor Portuguese: Corpo Lúteo
Descriptor French: Corps jaune
Entry term(s): Corpora Lutea
Lutea, Corpora
Tree number(s): A05.360.319.114.630.278
A06.300.312.497.278
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003338
Scope note: The yellow body derived from the ruptured OVARIAN FOLLICLE after OVULATION. The process of corpus luteum formation, LUTEINIZATION, is regulated by LUTEINIZING HORMONE.
Annotation: /cytol: consider also LUTEAL CELLS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Related: Luteolytic Agents MeSH
DeCS ID: 3354
Unique ID: D003338
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Corpus Luteum - Preferred
Concept UI M0005207
Scope note The yellow body derived from the ruptured OVARIAN FOLLICLE after OVULATION. The process of corpus luteum formation, LUTEINIZATION, is regulated by LUTEINIZING HORMONE.
Preferred term Corpus Luteum
Entry term(s) Corpora Lutea
Lutea, Corpora



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