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Search Results for: ovarian follicle

Mature ovarian follicle

mature ovarian follicle A follicle ready for ovulation; in the human ovary its antrum attains a diameter of 6 to 8 mm and... Read More

Growing ovarian follicle

Growing ovarian follicle a follicle having several layers of proliferating follicular cells surrounding the ovum, but... Read More

Primordial ovarian follicle

primordial ovarian follicle A follicle in which the primordial oocyte is surrounded by a single layer of flattened... Read More

Ovarian cycle

Definition noun The cycle that depicts the changes in the ovarian follicle happening during a menstrual cycle, and is... Read More

Human ovarian tissue cryopreservation: indications and feasibility

Human ovarian tissue cryopreservation: indications and feasibility Catherine Poirot1,2,7, Marie-Cécile Vacher-Lavenu3,... Read More

Follicle cell

Definition noun The cell positioned in a layer within and surrounding a follicle. Supplement Follicle cells may refer to the... Read More

Ovarian follicle

Definition noun The fundamental female reproductive unit composed of an oocyte, granulosa cells, and theca layers found... Read More

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More

Follicle

Follicle 1. (Science: anatomy) Generally a small sac or vesicle. 2. (Science: botany) a kind of fruit formed from a single... Read More

Follicle-stimulating hormone

Definition noun, plural: follicle-stimulating hormones A gonadotropin released by the gonadotropes of the anterior... Read More

Menstrual cycle

Definition noun The reproductive cycle of human and other animal (e.g. certain primates) females, and is comprised of phases... Read More

Folliculus

Folliculus --> follicle 1. (Science: anatomy) Generally a small sac or vesicle. 2. (Science: botany) a kind of fruit formed... Read More

Folliculus ovaricus vesiculosus

Folliculus ovaricus vesiculosus --> vesicular ovarian follicle a follicle in which the oocyte attains its full size and is... Read More

Folliculus ovaricus primarius

Folliculus ovaricus primarius --> primary ovarian follicle An ovarian follicle before the appearance of an antrum; marked by... Read More

Contributions of androgen and estrogen to fetal programming of ovarian dysfunction

David H Abbott (1), Vasantha Padmanabhan (2)  and Daniel A Dumesic (1,3 ) (1) National Primate Research Center,... Read More

Granulosa

Granulosa --> stratum granulosum folliculi ovarici vesiculosi The layer of small cells that forms the wall of an ovarian... Read More

Graafian follicle

Definition noun The fundamental female reproductive unit composed of an oocyte, granulosa cells, and theca layers found... Read More

Ovulation

ovulation (Science: gynaecology) The discharge of a secondary oocyte from a vesicular follicle of the ovary. The expulsion... Read More

Primary Follicle

An immature ovarian... Read More

Luteinizing hormone

Definition noun, plural: luteinizing hormones A gonadotropin released by the gonadotropes of the anterior pituitary, and,... Read More

Proligerous membrane

proligerous membrane --> cumulus oophorus A mass of epithelial cells surrounding the ovum in the ovarian follicle. Synonym:... Read More

Migration of ovum

migration of ovum (Science: gynaecology) The transperitoneal passage of an ovum from the ovarian follicle into the uterine... Read More

Liquor folliculi

Liquor folliculi The fluid within the antrum of the ovarian... Read More

Discus proligerus

Discus proligerus --> cumulus oophorus a mass of epithelial cells surrounding the ovum in the ovarian follicle. Synonym:... Read More

Corpus luteum

Corpus luteum (Science: gynaecology) a yellow glandular mass in the ovary formed by an ovarian follicle that has matured and... Read More

Follicular antrum

Follicular antrum (Science: physiology) The cavity of an ovarian follicle filled with liquor... Read More

Baers vesicle

Baers vesicle An obsolete term for vesicular ovarian... Read More

Ovigerus

ovigerus --> cumulus oophorus A mass of epithelial cells surrounding the ovum in the ovarian follicle. Synonym: discus... Read More

Proligerous disk

proligerous disk --> cumulus oophorus A mass of epithelial cells surrounding the ovum in the ovarian follicle. Synonym:... Read More

Yellow body

yellow body --> corpus luteum (Science: gynaecology) A yellow glandular mass in the ovary formed by an ovarian follicle that... Read More

Estrogen

Definition noun, plural: estrogens A sex steroid hormone produced in large quantities chiefly in the ovaries in females;... Read More