Definition of Theca. Meaning of Theca. Synonyms of Theca

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Definition of Theca

Theca
Theca The"ca, n.; pl. Thec[ae]. [L., fr. Gr. ? a case to put anything in. See Tick a cover.] 1. A sheath; a case; as, the theca, or cell, of an anther; the theca, or spore case, of a fungus; the theca of the spinal cord. 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The chitinous cup which protects the hydranths of certain hydroids. (b) The more or less cuplike calicle of a coral. (c) The wall forming a calicle of a coral.

Meaning of Theca from wikipedia

- A theca (plural thecae) refers to a sheath or a covering. In botany,the theca is related to plant's flower anatomy.The theca of an angiosperm consists...
- The theca folliculi comprise a layer of the ovarian follicles. They appear as the follicles become secondary follicles. The theca are divided into two...
- the theca interna cells differentiate into the theca lutein cells of the corpus luteum. Theca lutein cells secrete androgens and progesterone. Theca lutein...
- grandis f. pilosula Moldenke Tectona grandis f. punctata Moldenke Tectona grandis f. tomentella Moldenke Tectona theca Lour. Theka grandis (L.f.) Lam....
- enhanced steroidogenesis in the corpus luteum. Like the previous theca cells, the theca lutein cells lack the aromatase enzyme that is necessary to produce...
- Thecomas or theca cell tumors are benign ovarian neoplasms composed only of theca cells. Histogenetically they are cl****ified as **** cord-stromal tumours...
- The theca externa is the outer layer of the theca folliculi. It is derived from connective tissue, the cells resembling fibroblasts, and contains abundant...
- Theca lutein cyst is a type of bilateral functional ovarian cyst filled with clear, straw-colored fluid. To be cl****ified a functional cyst, the m****...
- Granulosa cell tumours (or granulosa-theca cell tumours or folliculoma) are tumours that arise from granulosa cells. These tumours are part of the ****...
- the basal lamina, and undergo cytodifferentiation to become the theca externa and theca interna. An intricate network of capillary vessels forms between...
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