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Synonyms and Antonyms of corpus luteum

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corpus luteum

hypernym (corpus luteum IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • yellow endocrine tissue that forms in a ruptured Graafian follicle following the release of an ovum; it degenerates after a few days unless pregnancy has begun (noun.body)
    any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream (noun.body)

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.body)
    a vascular body in a mammalian ovary enclosing a developing egg (noun.body)

derivation (.... is derived from corpus luteum)

  • (adj.pert)
    of or relating to the corpus luteum (adj.pert)
hypernym part meronym derivation ductless gland endocrine endocrine gland graafian follicle luteal

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