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Definition of Follicle
FollicleFollicle Fol"li*cle, n. [L. folliculus a small bag, husk, pod,
dim of follis bellows, an inflated ball, a leathern money
bag, perh. akin to E. bellows: cf. F. follicule. Cf. 2d
1. (Bot.) A simple podlike pericarp which contains several
seeds and opens along the inner or ventral suture, as in
the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
(a) A small cavity, tubular depression, or sac; as, a hair
(b) A simple gland or glandular cavity; a crypt.
(c) A small mass of adenoid tissue; as, a lymphatic
Meaning of Follicle from wikipedia
- The hair follicle
is an organ found
skin. It resides
in the dermal layer
of the skin and is made up of 20 different
cell types, each with...
(anatomy), a small spherical group
of cells containing
a cavity: Dental follicle
Hair follicle Lymph follicle
- An ovarian follicle
is a roughly spheroid cellular aggregation
in the ovaries. It secretes hormones
that influence stages
of the menstrual
(FSH) is a gonadotropin, a glycoprotein polypeptide
hormone. FSH is synthesized
by the gonadotropic cells
- folliculi comprise
of the ovarian follicles
. They appear
as the follicles become secondary follicles
. The theca
into two layers, the...
- An antral follicle
, also known
as Graafian follicle
and tertiary follicle
, is an ovarian follicle during
a certain latter stage
of folliculogenesis. Definitions...
- occurring hormones drive
the cycles; the cyclical
rise and fall of the follicle stimulating hormone prompts
- In botany, a follicle
is a dry unilocular fruit formed
from one carpel, containing
two or more seeds. It is usually defined
by a suture
cycle) during which follicles
in the ovary mature
from primary follicle
to a fully mature graafian follicle
. It ends with ovulation. The main...
- The dental follicle
, also known
sac, is made up of mesenchymal cells
and fibres surrounding
the enamel organ
and dental papilla
of a developing...
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