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1. corpus

noun. ['ˈkɔrpəs'] a collection of writings.

Synonyms

  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • collection

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • disassembly
  • outside
  • inside

Etymology

  • corpus (Latin)

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2. corpus

noun. ['ˈkɔrpəs'] the main part of an organ or other bodily structure.

Synonyms

  • piece
  • body part

Antonyms

  • flora
  • defense
  • prosecution

Etymology

  • corpus (Latin)

3. corpus

noun. ['ˈkɔrpəs'] capital as contrasted with the income derived from it.

Synonyms

  • capital
  • principal

Antonyms

  • end
  • misconception
  • beginning

Etymology

  • corpus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word corpus-luteum


1. Noun Phrase
Once fertilization occurs, the corpus luteum will continue to release progesterone until week 10 of the pregnancy, at which time the placenta has developed enough to take over.

2. Noun Phrase
Moreira and Hanson say that in the event of pregnancy, “The corpus luteum will not regress, progesterone concentrations will remain high, and the cow will not return to estrus.”

3. Noun Phrase
Prior to conception progesterone is released by the corpus luteum to help build up the uterine lining in preparation for implantation.

4. Noun Phrase
The part of the follicle left behind forms the corpus luteum, which functions to form progesterone.

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