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Corpus luteum, low power.
Description:This low power micrograph shows part of a corpus luteum. The atrium and the fluid inside has disappeared as the granulosa and thecal lutein cells proliferate and increase in size. The cells of the corpus luteum are arranged in folds which takes up a large space in the ovary. Although present but not discernible here is the network of blood vessels that is found in this endocrine organ.PK 1184. Original mag. 5x. H&E. Corpus luteum. Cortex. Ovary. Female Reproductive System. Cat.