corpora lutea

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corpora lu·te·a

Plural of corpus luteum.
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No test item-related influence on prenatal foetal development including number of corpora lutea, implantation sites, resorptions and live foetuses, were detected at any of the EGb761[R] doses.
The development of the corpora lutea was evaluated based on the stage of embryonic development (Dufaure and Hubert, 1961).
Although ovarian follicular atresia and luteal regression are normal physiological processes for the adequate maintenance of ovarian functions, the aberrant increase in these processes can cause disturbances in follicle selection and in the life span of corpora lutea.
Measurements included age and field-dressed body weight of both sexes, number of corpora lutea (CL) and ovulation rate of females, and antler beam diameter (ABD) and antler spread of males.
Cytochromes P-450scc, P-450(17)alpha, adrenodoxin, and reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphatecytochrome P-450 reductase in bovine follicles and corpora lutea.
The relative development of the corpora lutea and corpora atretica and their function remains unknown (Dodd 1983).
Ovary slides were examined for yolk deposition or corpora lutea.
Ovulation rates based on presence of corpora lutea were 88% and 50% for adults and yearlings, respectively; mean litter size was 3.
A comparison of ovarian follicle diameters and corpora lutea to endometrial patterns showed that 6% of the study participants had out-of-phase menstrual cycles.
Grazul-Bilska GAP JUNCTIONAL PROTEINS CONNEXIN (Cx) Cx26, Cx32 AND Cx43 mRNA EXPRESSION IN THE CORPORA LUTEA DURING THE ESTROUS CYCLE AND PROSTAGLANDIN F2 (PGF)-INDUCED LUTEAL REGRESSION IN SHEEP Department of Animal and Range Sciences and Cell Biology Center, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 9:30-9:50 am Balachandra Gorentla * and Roxanne A.