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SECRETORY PHASE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does secretory phase mean? 

SECRETORY PHASE (noun)
  The noun SECRETORY PHASE has 1 sense:

1. the second half of the menstrual cycle after ovulation; the corpus luteum secretes progesterone which prepares the endometrium for the implantation of an embryo; if fertilization does not occur then menstrual flow begins

  Familiarity information: SECRETORY PHASE used as a noun is very rare.


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SECRETORY PHASE (noun)


Sense 1secretory phase [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The second half of the menstrual cycle after ovulation; the corpus luteum secretes progesterone which prepares the endometrium for the implantation of an embryo; if fertilization does not occur then menstrual flow begins

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

luteal phase; secretory phase

Hypernyms ("secretory phase" is a kind of...):

phase; stage (any distinct time period in a sequence of events)

Holonyms ("secretory phase" is a part of...):

menstrual cycle (a recurring cycle (beginning at menarche and ending at menopause) in which the endometrial lining of the uterus prepares for pregnancy; if pregnancy does not occur the lining is shed at menstruation)


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