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luteal

 [loo´te-al]
pertaining to or having the properties of the corpus luteum or its active principle.

lu·te·al

(lū'tē-ăl),
Relating to the corpus luteum; luteal cells, luteal hormone, etc.
Synonym(s): luteus
[L. luteus, saffron-yellow]

luteal

/lu·te·al/ (loo´te-al) pertaining to or having the properties of the corpus luteum or its active principle.

luteal

(lo͞o′tē-əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or involving the corpus luteum.

luteal

[lo̅o̅′tē·əl]
pertaining to the corpus luteum or its functions or effects.

luteal

adjective Arising in or referring to the corpus luteum.

lu·te·al

(lū'tē-ăl)
Relating to the corpus luteum (e.g., luteal cells and hormones).
[L. luteus, saffron-yellow]

luteal

Pertaining to the CORPUS LUTEUM, its functions and its hormones, especially progesterone.

luteal

pertaining to or having the properties of the corpus luteum or its active principle.

luteal cyst
includes cystic corpora lutea, which are not evidence of ovarian malfunction, and luteinized cysts, which are usually anovulatory. The former can be identified by the presence of a palpable ovulation papilla. Animals with luteal cysts tend to be anestrus due to progesterone secreted by the cysts. See also luteal cyst.
luteal phase
the stage of the estrous cycle during which the effect of the corpus luteum dominates and the cow is anestrous because of the high levels of progesterone in the blood.
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Prior notes that short luteal phases or anovulatory cycles frequently go undetected because they do not change the amount of blood flow or the total length of a woman's cycle.
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Traditional GnRH agonist flare and long luteal phase protocols do not appear to be advantageous.
ENDOMETRIN was well-tolerated and provides a more patient-friendly form of luteal support with comparable efficacy to PIO.
AOR (95% CI) for ovulation with serum TCDD level among women in the luteal phase (n = 129) and the mid-luteal phase (n = 74), SWHS, Italy, 1996-1998.
In an earlier study, he found that women with PMS have lower blood levels of endorphins during the luteal phase than do women without PMS.
In the current study, patient-reported luteal phase bleeding occurred with equal frequency among pregnant patients in the Crinone and IMP arms (22% vs 19%).
The structure and function of luteal cells change during lysis and includes an increase in lipids, vacuolization, lysis of smooth endoplasmic reticulum, condensation of chromatin, and a rapid decline in progesterone secretion.
Progesterone metabolite levels during the luteal phase were somewhat lower among smokers in general (Figure 2B) and consistently about 25% lower among the heaviest smokers (Table 3).
This decrease in prolactin leads to increased progesterone production in the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle, which reduces symptoms of PMS," explains Mary L.
That is to say, the follicle stimulating hormone or menotrophins is utilized first to foster the growth and maturation of the follicle, and then chorionic gonadotrophin is utilized to stimulate ovulation and provide luteal support.