luteoma

luteoma
An ovarian tumor of granulosa or theca-lutein cell origin, producing progesterone effects on the uterine mucosa. SYN: luteinoma.

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lu·te·o·ma .lüt-ē-'ō-mə n, pl -mas also -ma·ta -mət-ə an ovarian tumor derived from a corpus luteum
lu·te·o·ma·tous -mət-əs adj

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lu·te·o·ma (loo″te-oґmə) [lute- + -oma] 1. a granulosa-theca cell tumor in which there has been luteinization of the cells. Called also luteinized granulosa-theca cell tumor. 2. nodular hyperplasia of ovarian lutein cells sometimes occurring in the last trimester of pregnancy; it may be unilateral or bilateral. Called also l. of pregnancy or pregnancy l.

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