luteal


luteal
Relating to the corpus luteum; l. cells, l. hormone, etc. SYN: luteus. [L. luteus, saffron-yellow]

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lu·te·al 'lüt-ē-əl adj of, relating to, characterized by, or involving the corpus luteum or its formation <the \luteal phase of the menstrual cycle> <\luteal activity>

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lu·te·al (looґte-əl) pertaining to or having the properties of the corpus luteum or its active principle.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • lutéal — ● lutéal, lutéale, lutéaux adjectif Synonyme de lutéinique. ● lutéal, lutéale, lutéaux (synonymes) adjectif Synonymes : lutéinique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • luteal — pertaining to the corpus luteum, 1906, from L. luteus yellow (see LUTEOUS (Cf. luteous)). Luteal phase is attested by 1932 …   Etymology dictionary

  • luteal — [lo͞ot′ē əl] adj. of or pertaining to the corpus luteum …   English World dictionary

  • luteal — adjective Date: 1920 of, relating to, or involving the corpus luteum or its formation < the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • luteal — /looh tee euhl/, adj. of, pertaining to, or involving the corpus luteum. [1925 30; (CORPUS) LUTE(UM) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • luteal — adjective Of or pertaining to the corpus luteum …   Wiktionary

  • luteal — [lu: tɪəl] adjective Physiology relating to the corpus luteum …   English new terms dictionary

  • luteal — lu·te·al …   English syllables

  • luteal — lu•te•al [[t]ˈlu ti əl[/t]] adj. of or involving the corpus luteum • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • luteal — adjective of or relating to the corpus luteum • Pertains to noun: ↑corpus luteum • Derivationally related forms: ↑corpus luteum …   Useful english dictionary


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