Corpus luteum hormone

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Corpus luteum hormone --> progesterone

(Science: biochemistry, gynaecology) Produced in the corpus luteum, as an antagonist of oestrogens. Promotes proliferation of uterine mucosa and the implantation of the blastocyst, prevents further follicular development.

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