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Human ovary - Corpus Luteum

Section through the middle of a human ovary at mid-luteal phase of the menstrual cycle after ovulation. (unlabeled image).

  • Corpus luteum (white ring) shown at top left of ovary. Note the size and colour of the the corpus luteum ("yellow body") compared to the ovary and other internal structures. If implantation and pregnancy occurs, then the corpus luteum would also increase in size and hormonal function during the early pregnancy.
    • white asterisks - possible older corpora lutea remnants.
  • Corpus albicans (white arrow) shown at the bottom right of the ovary. Note the size and colour of the corpus albicans ("white body") compared to the corpus luteum and ovary. The corpus albicans is the degenerating non-functional form of the corpus luteum that "develops" from it if implantation and pregnancy do not occur.
    • black asterisks - possible older corpora albicantia remnants.

Black arrows show the approximate cortex and medullary regions of the ovary.


Links: labeled large image | large image | labeled small image | small image | Virtual Image | histology overview | Menstrual Cycle | Ovary Development | Corpus Luteum | Corpus Albicans | Category:Corpus Luteum


Image: Dr Ed Uthman (Houston, Texas) - other pathology images Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported



Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2024, February 26) Embryology Human ovary - corpus luteum 11.jpg. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/File:Human_ovary_-_corpus_luteum_11.jpg

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