corpus luteum


corpus luteum
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
The mass of degenerating follicle epithelium left in an egg chamber after discharge of the egg, that sometimes persists and becomes compressed to form a new plug at the entrance to the pedicel.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.


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