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luteal

[loo-tee-uh l] /ˈlu ti əl/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or involving the corpus luteum.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; (corpus) lute(um) + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for luteal

luteal

/ˈluːtɪəl/
adjective
1.
relating to or characterized by the development of the corpus luteum the luteal phase of the oestrous cycle
Word Origin
C20: from Latin lūteus yellow, relating to lūtum a yellow weed
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Word Origin and History for luteal
luteal
1927, "pertaining to the corpus luteum, from L. luteus "yellow." Luteal phase is attested by 1932.
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luteal in Medicine

luteal lu·te·al (lōō'tē-əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or involving the corpus luteum.

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