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luteoma

 [loo″te-o´mah]
2. nodular hyperplasia of ovarian lutein cells sometimes occurring in the last trimester of pregnancy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lu·te·o·ma

(lū'tē-ō'mă),
An ovarian tumor of granulosa or theca-lutein cell origin, producing progesterone effects on the uterine mucosa.
Synonym(s): luteinoma
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

luteoma

(1) Luteoma of pregnancy, see there.
(2) Steroid cell tumour of ovary; lipid cell tumour of ovary.
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luteoma

Gynecology A non-neoplastic yellow-gray mass seen in pregnancy which measures up to 20 cm in diameter; luteteomas represent hyperplasia of luteinized cells, and involute spontaneously postpartum.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

lu·te·o·ma

(lū'tē-ō'mă)
An ovarian tumor of granulosa or theca-lutein cell origin, producing progesterone effects on the uterine mucosa.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

luteoma

A collection of multiplied CORPUS LUTEUM cells in the ovary sometimes occurring in the last 3 months of pregnancy. The luteoma occasionally secretes male sex hormones. It is not a true tumour and regresses after the baby is born.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005