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Corpus Luteum MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Corpus Luteum
Tree Number(s)
A05.360.319.114.630.278
A06.300.312.497.278
Unique ID
D003338
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003338
Annotation
/cytol: consider also LUTEAL CELLS
Scope Note
The yellow body derived from the ruptured OVARIAN FOLLICLE after OVULATION. The process of corpus luteum formation, LUTEINIZATION, is regulated by LUTEINIZING HORMONE.
Entry Term(s)
Corpora Lutea
See Also
Luteolytic Agents
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Corpus Luteum Preferred
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