"Luteal Phase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The period in the MENSTRUAL CYCLE that follows OVULATION, characterized by the development of CORPUS LUTEUM, increase in PROGESTERONE production by the OVARY and secretion by the glandular epithelium of the ENDOMETRIUM. The luteal phase begins with ovulation and ends with the onset of MENSTRUATION.
- Luteal Phase
- Phase, Luteal
- Menstrual Cycle, Secretory Phase
- Menstrual Secretory Phase
- Secretory Phase, Menstrual
- Menstrual Cycle, Luteal Phase
- Postovulatory Phase
- Phase, Postovulatory
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