corpora lutea


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corpora lutea

(lo͞o′tē-ə)
n.
Plural of corpus luteum.

corpora lutea

corpora

plural form of corpus.

corpora albicantia
see corpus albicans.
corpora arenacea
sandy or gritty bodies, found in the pineal body; appear to be of glial or stromal origin; have the structure of hydroxyapatite crystals. Called also brain sand, acervuli, psammomas.
corpora cavernosa penis
see corpus cavernosum penis.
corpora lutea
see corpus luteum.
corpora nigra
see iridial granule.
corpora quadrigemina
four rounded eminences on the posterior surface of the mesencephalon. See also colliculus.
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Total rats 6 100 12 100 Mortality rate 0 0 6 *(a) 50 Total number of 39 50 *(a) corpora lutea (in metrial gland) Resorptions 1 2.
Embryonic loss, measured by the difference in mean number of corpora lutea and mean number of fetuses, was 32.
The effect of Regu-Mate, a synthetic progestin, on early pregnancy maintenance, conceptus growth, and corpora lutea development in pregnant pony mares.
However, we found evidence of reproduction in the form of corpora lutea, blastocysts, embryos or placental scars in 35.
In New Hampshire, age, antler spread, antler beam diameter (ABD), number of points, corpora lutea (CL) count, and field-dressed body weight of hunter-harvested moose have been measured since 1988.
In this experiment superovulatory response was evaluated by number of corpora lutea formed on Day 7 after the oestrus, using real time, transrectal ultrasonography.
It is interesting to note that both the number of implantation sites and corpora lutea decreased in the alkaloid-treated animals when the process of implantation ought to have been completed (implantation takes place normally within 5-6 days post-coitus in rats) before the exposure of the animals to the alkaloid mixture (treatment commenced from day 10 of pregnancy).
Levels of messenger ribonucleic acid encoding cholesterol side-chain cleavage cytochrome P-450, 17 alpha-hydroxylase cytochrome P-450, adrenodoxin, and low density lipoprotein receptor in bovine follicles and corpora lutea throughout the ovarian cycle.
The histological analysis of ovaries showed the presence of newly formed corpora lutea or Graafian follicles in all the treated rats indicating that these rats were in estrous or in proestrous phases of the estrous cycle, respectively.
Whereas the Poisson probability distribution function analyzed the number of corpora lutea in the ovaries (right and left), total structures, unfertilized structures, degenerate and congealable embryos, the logarithmic function of connection was estimated by the generalized linear model methodology (NELDER; WEDDERBURN, 1972) using GLIM 4.
The relative development of the corpora lutea and corpora atretica and their function remains unknown (Dodd 1983).
Control of corpus luteum function in the pregnant rabbit: role of the placenta ("placental luteotropin") in regulating responsiveness of corpora lutea to estrogen.