secretory phase

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Related to secretory phase: menstrual phase, Proliferative phase
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Noun1.secretory phase - the second half of the menstrual cycle after ovulation; the corpus luteum secretes progesterone which prepares the endometrium for the implantation of an embryo; if fertilization does not occur then menstrual flow begins
menstrual cycle - a recurring cycle (beginning at menarche and ending at menopause) in which the endometrial lining of the uterus prepares for pregnancy; if pregnancy does not occur the lining is shed at menstruation; "the average menstrual cycle is 28 days"
phase, stage - any distinct time period in a sequence of events; "we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"
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Females in secretory phase of their cycle, having irregular menstrual cycles, oligomenorrhea, menorrhagia, as well as females on oral contraceptive pills, females with habits of smoking, tobacco chewing, alcohol consumption, and who were diagnosed cases of diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders, asthma were excluded from the study.
Of all the 71 patients who underwent histopathological examination of endometrial tissue, the most common finding was secretory phase, seen in 22 (30.
In the control group, CECs were detected in 3 of 13 cases during the menstrual phase, 1 of 16 cases during the proliferative phase, and 2 of 11 cases during the secretory phase, and the corresponding detection rates were 23.
In our study, predominant number of patients in the age group 36-45 years showed normal physiological changes such as proliferative and secretory phase patterns.
the level of proliferating phase is significantly higher than that of secretory phase, and the ERa level is remarkably higher than that of ERb.
Morphological changes in endometrium of infertile women included; secretory phase in 102(63.
Estrogen affects the proliferative phase whereas progesterone is responsible for the secretory phase of menstrual cycle.
VEGF receptors exhibited the strongest expression during the beginning of the secretory phase, coinciding with the developing endometrial edema and formation of a complex subepithelial capillary plexus (13, 14).
The histo-pathological report of 39 cases of dysfunctional uterine bleeding showed Proliferative phase endometrium, secretory phase endometrium, endometrial hyperplasia, Endometritis, Atrophic endometrium and inadequate tissue in 12, 12, 5, 6, 2 and 2 patients respectively with both procedures.
This included 24 (24%) cases with histology of inadequate secretory phase and 17 (17%) cases of inadequate proliferative phase.
It reveals that the lowest values were recorded during the menstrual phase and the late secretory phase.