follicle

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any small spherical group of cells containing a cavity

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Maturing follicles in the ovaries of fish collected in early July shows the sign of maturation by having striated zona radiata outer to that granulosa cells and theca cells are present but scattered (Fig.
Maturing follicles and stroma in the ovaries of 8-9 months Long-Evans rats express high concentrations of inhibin [alpha] mRNA which, in contrast with young mature cycling animals (3-4 months), remains elevated after the proestrus FSH and LH surges and subsequent ovulation [21].