granulosa lutein cell

noun

: any of the relatively large pale-staining lutein cells of the corpus luteum that are derived from granulosa cells, have long microvilli projecting from the cell surface, and secrete primarily progesterone compare theca lutein cell

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“Granulosa lutein cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/granulosa%20lutein%20cell. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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