. If pregnancy does not occur then corpus leuteum-
A. It degenerates into carpus albicans
B. It continues as such
C. It forms new Graffian follicle
D. None of the above
If the egg is not fertilized, the corpus luteum stops secreting progesterone and decays (after approximately 14 days in humans). It then degenerates into a corpus albicans, which is a mass of fibrous scar tissue.