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Ovary: Corpus Luteum
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Slide 12: Large corpus luteum, low power. Differentiation and proliferation of granulosa cells into granulosa lutein cells forms a large (light pink) cellular mass. The bands of more darkly stained tissue extending into this mass consists of cells derived from the theca interna (theca lutein cells) and invading blood vessels.