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Meaning of YELLOW BODY

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A temporary endocrine gland which forms from the remains of the ovarian follicle after an ovum (egg) has been released, rupturing the follicle in the process. The gland can secrete both progesterone and estrogen, two female hormones which play a role during pregnancy. The gland disappears if pregnancy does not occur.
 

 

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