luteal phase deficiency


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lu·te·al phase de·fect

a condition characterized by inadequate secretion of progesterone during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle, with resultant infertility; subnormal luteal function commonly attributed to abnormal pituitary gonadotropin secretion and ovarian follicle dysfunction.

lu·te·al phase de·fect

(lū'tē-ăl fāz dē'fekt)
Condition characterized by inadequate secretion of progesterone during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle, with resultant infertility.
Synonym(s): luteal phase deficiency.
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