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Corpus

corpus

1. The principal of a bond. For example, securities dealers create zero-coupon Treasury receipts by purchasing a regular Treasury bond and separating the interest coupons from the corpus. See also coupon stripping.
2. The principal amount of an estate or trust.
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Progesterone-binding protein in the corpus luteum, blood and lymph of sheep.
Depot-medroxygesterone acerate in anticoagulated patients with previous hemorrhagic corpus luteum Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 2005; 10: 9-14.
Sonographic spectrum of the corpus luteum in early pregnancy: Gray scale, color, and pulsed Doppler appearance.
The cyclic pattern of progesterone concentrations in jugular plasma follows the known changes in corpus luteum function in buffalo during oestrous cycle.
The corpus luteum becomes infected, producing an ovarian abscess.
CAROTENOIDS: Stimulate a part of the ovary called the corpus luteum which secretes oestrogen and progesterone vital for conception.
After ovulation, the hormone progesterone is secreted from the corpus luteum into the blood stream.
The hCG hormone is thought to signal the ovaries to sustain a gland called the corpus luteum during a pregnancy.
Co-administration of nicotine and melatonin significantly increased number of secondary and Graafian follicles and corpus luteum in compareson with the nicotine only treated mice (Table 1).
5 mg/ml) injection to each of the recipient intramascularly upon confirmation of functional corpus luteum (CL) on either of the two ovaries by rectal palpation prior to 24 h of Prostaglandin [F.
During that time, the use of blood-quickening and stasis-transforming medicinals benefits corpus luteum by promoting the complete shedding of the endometrial lining.
The corpus luteum, formed after the oocyte is released, secretes progesterone to induce secretory transformation of the endometrium.