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Medical Term:

corpus albicans


a retrogressed corpus luteum characterized by increasing cicatrization and shrinkage of the cicatricial core with an amorphous, convoluted, completely hyalinized lutein zone surrounding the central plug of scar tissue.

Synonym(s): albicans2, atretic corpus luteum, corpus candicans

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