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Graafian follicle

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Description of Graafian follicle

Graafian follicle: a vascular body in a mammalian ovary enclosing a developing egg.
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Graafian follicle: maturing ovum eccentrically located in a hillock of specialized epithelial cells in the ovary; precursor to the mature ovarian follicle which is ejected during ovulation.
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Broader terms for Graafian follicle

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The term Graafian follicle can be used for:

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Hierarchical classifications of Graafian follicle

The following list attempts to classify Graafian follicle into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • follicle
  • cyst,vesicle
  • sac
  • bodily cavity,cavity,cavum
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

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