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Luteolysis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Luteolysis
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.784.690.380
Unique ID
D003341
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003341
Scope Note
Degradation of CORPUS LUTEUM. In the absence of pregnancy and diminishing trophic hormones, the corpus luteum undergoes luteolysis which is characterized by the involution and cessation of its endocrine function.
Entry Term(s)
Corpus Luteum Regression
Luteal Regression
Previous Indexing
Corpus Luteum (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
2003; see CORPUS LUTEUM REGRESSION 1976-2002; see CORPUS LUTEUM 1975
History Note
2003 (1976); use CORPUS LUTEUM 1975
Date Established
1976/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Luteolysis Preferred
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