luteal luteal


  • (adj) of or relating to the corpus luteum


  1. The upset was caused either by a failure to ovulate (or produce an egg) or by a shortened "luteal phase," a critical stage of the menstrual cycle during which the hormone .
  2. Young women do better on Sherwin's word-pair memory tests during the luteal phase of their cycle, when estrogen and progesterone levels are high, than during menstruation, when .
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