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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.