Meaning of corpus luteum
Pronunciation: (kôr'pus l'tē-um), [key]
— pl. cor•po•ra lu•te•a
- a ductless gland developed within the ovary by the reorganization of a Graafian follicle following ovulation.
- an extract of this gland, usually of the hog or cow, the chief product of which is progesterone.
- corpus luteum (Thesaurus)