Graafian follicle love

Graafian follicle

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See follicle, 2.

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

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

  • noun a vascular body in a mammalian ovary enclosing a developing egg

Etymologies

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

[After Regnier de Graaf, (1641–1673), Dutch physician and anatomist.]

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Named for Regnier de Graaf, Dutch scientist.

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