corpora lutea


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corpora lutea

(lo͞o′tē-ə)
n.
Plural of corpus luteum.
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Regarding reproductive parameters, we also found similar ovarian mass and the number of corpora lutea in both the protein restriction group and control group.
Number of growing follicles and corpora lutea were decreased upon ovarian transplantation in mice and rats compared with control (Tables I, II).
This rise in LH leads to an ovulatory event that produces a great number of secondary corpora lutea with oocyte retention (i.e., pseudoovulation) and a consequent and marked increment of the P4 levels [28-31].
Ovarian follicles in different stages of development (primary (1), preantral (2), and antral (3) follicles) and corpora lutea (4) were separated by a stroma (S).
Stauffer, "Stimulation of progesterone secretion in dispersed cells of rat corpora lutea by antioxidants," Steroids, vol.
Parameters Control I Pregnant total 9/10 Maternal body weight (g) (a) 360 [+ or -] 14.38 Pregnant uterus weight (g) (a) 61.57 [+ or -] 5.68 Number of corpora lutea (a) 13.66 [+ or -] 0.50 Number of implantations (a) 13.33 [+ or -] 0.55 Number of reabsorption sites (a) 0.44 [+ or -] 0.24 (3) Placental weight (g) (a) 0.40 [+ or -] 0.02 Litter weight (g) (a) 35.24 [+ or -] 4.89 Body weight of fetuses (g) (a) 2.70 [+ or -] 0.21 Crown-rump length (cm) (a) 4.90 [+ or -] 0.21 Number of live fetuses (a) 12.88 [+ or -] 0.73 Number of dead fetuses (a) 0.00 [+ or -] 0.00 Preimplantation loss (%) (b) 2.45 [+ or -] 1.77 (2) Postimplantation loss (%) (b) 3.82 [+ or -] 2.14 (3) J.
No changes in the percentage of pregnant females in all the inseminated females, number of corpora lutea and implants per litter were observed.
Uterus weight with fetuses, number of corpora lutea and implants, pre-implantation loss and number of live fetuses were similar (p > 0.05) among experimental groups (Table 1).
The differences in these parameters (number of corpora lutea and rate of resorption) between STZ-induced DM group and STZ-induced DM treated with both zinc and insulin groups were proved to be insignificant (Table 2).
We found corpora lutea and lactation evident in females as young as 8-12 months of age.
* Pain after spontaneous or induced abortion, two corpora lutea detected during USG, absence of vaginal bleeding after laparotomy for ectopic pregnancy,