luteolysis

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luteolysis

 [loo″te-ol´ĭ-sis]
degeneration of corpus luteum.

lu·te·ol·y·sis

(lū'tē-ol'i-sis), Avoid the mispronunciation luteoly'sis.
Degeneration or destruction of ovarian luteinized tissue.

luteolysis

/lu·te·ol·y·sis/ (-ol´ĭ-sis) degeneration of the corpus luteum.luteolyt´ic

luteolysis

The destruction or involution of a corpus luteum, which occurs at the end of the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle in absence of fertilisation of the egg.

lu·te·ol·y·sis

(lū'tē-ol'i-sis)
Degeneration or destruction of ovarian luteinized tissue.

luteolysis

regression of the corpus luteum.

premature luteolysis
results in nonseptic abortion in the bitch and queen.