lutein cell

noun

Medical Definition of lutein cell

: any of the plump cells of the corpus luteum that contain lipid droplets and are derived from granulosa cells and the cells of the theca interna — see granulosa lutein cell, theca lutein cell

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“Lutein cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lutein%20cell. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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