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luteoplacental shift in Medicine

luteoplacental shift

(lōō′tē-ō-plə-sĕntəl)
n.
  1. The shift from the corpus luteum to the placenta as the site of production of estrogen and progesterone in amounts that are sufficient to maintain pregnancy in humans.
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