Definition of Luteum

1. a hormone-secreting body [n -TEA]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Luteum

luteotrophins
luteotropic
luteotropic hormone
luteotropin
luteotropins
luteous
luteovirus
luter
luters
lutes
lutestring
lutestrings
lutetium
lutetium oxide
lutetiums
luteum (current term)
luteus
lutfisk
lutfisks
luth
lutheran blood-group system
lutherie
luthern
lutherns
luthier
luthiers
luthiery
luticole
luticolous
lutidine

Literary usage of Luteum

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

1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"On the other hand the extirpation of the corpus luteum, early after ovulation, ... If the corpus luteum be removed within the first week after ovulation, ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"The present study was performed to examine both cytoplasmic and nuclear estrogen receptor activity in the rabbit corpus luteum over the early stages of ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"In the formation of the corpus luteum it is possible to distinguish the early hyperemic ... The corpus luteum is an epithelial organ of internal secretion. ..."

4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1870)
"Corpus luteum. Immediately after the rupture of a Graafian vesicle, and the escape of its ovum, the vesicle is filled with blood-tinged fluid; ..."

5. A Treatise on Human Physiology by John Call Dalton (1882)
"In quadrupeds, the corpus luteum is characterized by peculiarities of size, ... In the first instance, it is known as the corpus luteum of menstruation; ..."

6. On the theory and practice of midwifery by Fleetwood Churchill, David Francis Condie (1862)
"tween them the fleshy or granular structure of the corpus luteum, ... Professor von Baer thought that the corpus luteum was the lining membrane of the ..."

7. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"The so-called "endometritis glandularis" is really a menstrual exaggeration, probably of ovarian origin, due to an atypical course of the luteum production; ..."

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