Corpus Luteum Maintenance D003340

Phenomena and Processes [G] » Reproductive and Urinary Physiological Phenomena [G08] » Reproductive Physiological Phenomena » Reproduction » Ovulation » Luteinization » Corpus Luteum Maintenance

Phenomena and Processes [G] » Reproductive and Urinary Physiological Phenomena [G08] » Reproductive Physiological Phenomena » Reproduction » Pregnancy » Pregnancy Maintenance » Corpus Luteum Maintenance

Description

Process of maintaining the functions of CORPORA LUTEA, specifically PROGESTERONE production which is regulated primarily by pituitary LUTEINIZING HORMONE in cycling females, and by PLACENTAL HORMONES in pregnant females. The ability to maintain luteal functions is important in PREGNANCY MAINTENANCE.   MeSH

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