Definition of Luteal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the corpus luteum.

Partainyms: Corpus Luteum
Derivative terms: Corpus Luteum



Definition of Luteal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the corpus luteum ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Luteal

1. pertaining to the luteum [adj]

Medical Definition of Luteal

1. Relating to the corpus luteum; luteal cells, luteal hormone, etc. Synonym: luteus. Origin: L. Luteus, saffron-yellow (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Luteal

lusts
lustwort
lusty
lusus
lusus naturae
lusus naturæ
lususes
lutanist
lutanists
lutarious
lutation
lutations
lute
lute-backed
lutea
luteal (current term)
luteal cell
luteal phase defect
luteal phase deficiency
luteal phases
lutecia
lutecian
lutecium
luteciums
luted
lutefisk
lutefisks
luteic
lutein

Literary usage of Luteal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Genetic and the Operative Evidence Relating to Secondary Sexual Characters by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1919)
"luteal-CELLS IN THE TESTES OF THE MALE SEBRIGHT. Finding that the testes of F2 hen-feathered birds were often flat and pear-shaped instead of rounded and ..."

2. Genetics and Eugenics: A Text-book for Students of Biology and a Reference by William Ernest Castle, Gregor Mendel (1916)
"In females such an inhibiting secretion is normally produced by luteal cells present in the ovary, and in hen-feathered males luteal cells in the testis ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"1, luteal weights virtually triple over this interval with 4.0 ± 0.2 mg/CL on ... Because of this marked change in luteal 15 10 246 DAYS AFTER HCG ["a 'IG. ..."

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