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Corpus Luteum Maintenance MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Corpus Luteum Maintenance
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.784.690.355.500
G08.686.784.769.520.500
Unique ID
D003340
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003340
Scope Note
Process of maintaining the functions of CORPORA LUTEA, specifically PROGESTERONE production which is regulated primarily by pituitary LUTEINIZING HORMONE in cycling females, and by PLACENTAL HORMONES in pregnant females. The ability to maintain luteal functions is important in PREGNANCY MAINTENANCE.
Entry Term(s)
Luteal Maintenance
Maintenance of Luteal Function
Previous Indexing
Corpus Luteum (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
76; was see under CORPUS LUTEUM 1975
History Note
76(75); was see under CORPUS LUTEUM 1975
Date Established
1976/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2016/06/17
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