Graafian follicle love

Graafian follicle


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of the fluid-filled vesicles in the mammalian ovary containing a maturing ovum.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A mature ovarian follicle at the final stage of folliculogenesis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See follicle, 2.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a vascular body in a mammalian ovary enclosing a developing egg


After Regnier de Graaf (1641-1673), Dutch physician and anatomist.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Named for Regnier de Graaf, Dutch scientist. (Wiktionary)


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