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Corpus luteum

Corpus luteum (Science: gynaecology) a yellow glandular mass in the ovary formed by an ovarian follicle that has matured and... Read More

Yellow body

yellow body --> corpus luteum (Science: gynaecology) A yellow glandular mass in the ovary formed by an ovarian follicle that... Read More

Luteinizing hormone

Definition noun, plural: luteinizing hormones A gonadotropin released by the gonadotropes of the anterior pituitary, and,... Read More

Ovarian cycle

Definition noun The cycle that depicts the changes in the ovarian follicle happening during a menstrual cycle, and is... Read More

Prostaglandin F2-alpha

Definition noun, plural: prostaglandins F A biologically active prostaglandin that forms when the intermediate prostaglandin... Read More

Progesterone

Definition noun, plural: progesterones A progestogen hormone, with a chemical formula of C21H30O2, naturally produced in... Read More

Oxytocin – Of Love, Fear, and Anxiety

Oxytocin has long had a reputation of being the "love hormone". It engenders social bonding, attachment, intimacy, and... Read More

Hormone

Definition noun, plural: hormones (physiology) Any of the substances produced and secreted by an endocrine gland, and then... Read More

Prolactin

Definition noun, plural: prolactins A peptide hormone secreted by lactotropic cell in the anterior pituitary of vertebrates,... Read More

Progestogen

Definition noun, plural: progestogens A steroid hormone that is activated by the binding to the progesterone receptor, and... Read More

Uterine cycle

Definition noun The cycle that depicts the changes in the endometrial lining occurring during a menstrual cycle, and is... Read More

Oxytocin

Definition noun, plural: oxytocins An antidiuretic peptide hormone (chemical formula: C46H66N12O12S2) produced chiefly by... Read More