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Corpus luteumCorpus Cor"pus (-p[u^]s), n.; pl. Corpora (-p[-o]*r[.a]).
A body, living or dead; the corporeal substance of a thing.
Corpus callosum (k[a^]l*l[=o]"s[u^]m); pl. Corpora
callosa (-s?) [NL., callous body] (Anat.), the great band
of commissural fibers uniting the cerebral hemispheres.
Corpus Christi (kr[i^]s"t[imac]) [L., body of Christ] (R.
C. Ch.), a festival in honor of the eucharist, observed on
the Thursday after Trinity Sunday.
Corpus Christi cloth. Same as Pyx cloth, under Pyx.
Corpus delicti (d[-e]*l[i^]k"t[imac]) [L., the body of the
crime] (Law), the substantial and fundamental fact of the
comission of a crime; the proofs essential to establish a
Corpus luteum (l[=u]"t[-e]*[u^]m); pl. Corpora lutea
(-[.a]). [NL., luteous body] (Anat.), the reddish yellow
mass which fills a ruptured Graafian follicle in the
Corpus striatum (str[-i]*[=a]"t[u^]m); pl. Corpora
striata (-t[.a]). [NL., striate body] (Anat.), a ridge in
the wall of each lateral ventricle of the brain. Nelumbium luteumLotus Lo"tus, n. [L. lotus, Gr. ?. Cf. Lote.]
(a) A name of several kinds of water lilies; as Nelumbium
speciosum, used in religious ceremonies, anciently in
Egypt, and to this day in Asia; Nelumbium luteum,
the American lotus; and Nymph[ae]a Lotus and N.
c[ae]rulea, the respectively white-flowered and
blue-flowered lotus of modern Egypt, which, with
Nelumbium speciosum, are figured on its ancient
(b) The lotus of the lotuseaters, probably a tree found in
Northern Africa, Sicily, Portugal, and Spain
(Zizyphus Lotus), the fruit of which is mildly
sweet. It was fabled by the ancients to make strangers
who ate of it forget their native country, or lose all
desire to return to it.
(c) The lote, or nettle tree. See Lote.
(d) A genus (Lotus) of leguminous plants much resembling
clover. [Written also lotos.]
European lotus, a small tree (Diospyros Lotus) of
Southern Europe and Asia; also, its rather large bluish
black berry, which is called also the date plum. Nuphar luteumCandock Can"dock
. [Prob. fr. can + dock (the plant). Cf. G.
kannenkraut horsetail, lit. ``canweed.'] (Bot.)
A plant or weed that grows in rivers; a species of
Equisetum; also, the yellow frog lily (Nuphar luteum).
Meaning of Luteum from wikipedia
- The corpus luteum
(Latin for "yellow body"; plural corpora
lutea) is a temporary endocrine structure
in female ovaries
and is involved
in the production...
to: Buglossidium luteum
or Solenette Calostemma luteum Chamaelirium luteum
or Chamaelirium Eriastrum luteum Oncis lutea
- A corpus luteum
cyst is a type of ovarian
may rupture about
the time of menstruation, and take up to three months
entirely. A corpus...
- Rhododendron luteum
, the yellow azalea
azalea, is a species
of flowering plant
in the heath family
of the dominant follicle
in the ovary become
a corpus luteum
—a body with the primary function
to produce large amounts
of the hormone...
- the activity
of the corpus luteum
, which produces
progesterone. The signs
of estrogen stimulation subside
and the corpus luteum starts
to form. The uterine...
- (in other placental
mammals). It begins
with the formation
of the corpus luteum
and ends in either pregnancy
or luteolysis. The main hormone
- as atretic corpus luteum
candicans, or simply
as albicans) is the regressed
form of the corpus luteum
. As the corpus luteum
is being broken
- Sitobion luteum
, the orchid
aphid, is a species
in the family
Aphididae. It is found
in Europe. "Sitobion luteum
- Salimicrobium luteum
is a bacterium
from the genus
of Salimicrobium. Parte, A.C. "Salimicrobium". LPSN. "Salimicrobium luteum
". www.uniprot.org. Parker...
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