[ loo-tee-uh l ]
/ ˈlu ti əl /
of, relating to, or involving the corpus luteum.
Words nearby luteal
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British Dictionary definitions for luteal
/ (ˈluːtɪəl) /
relating to or characterized by the development of the corpus luteumthe luteal phase of the oestrous cycle
Word Origin for luteal
C20: from Latin lūteus yellow, relating to lūtum a yellow weed
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Medical definitions for luteal
[ lōō′tē-əl ]
Of, relating to, or involving the corpus luteum.
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