luteolysis

noun
lu·​te·​ol·​y·​sis | \ ˌlü-tē-ˈäl-ə-səs How to pronounce luteolysis (audio) \
plural luteolyses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce luteolyses (audio) \

Medical Definition of luteolysis

: regression of the corpus luteum

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