HyperDic: graafian_follicle

English > 1 sense of the expression Graafian follicle:
NOUNbodyGraafian folliclea vascular body in a mammalian ovary enclosing a developing egg
English > Graafian follicle: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA vascular body in a mammalian ovary enclosing a developing egg.
Part ofovary(vertebrates) one of usually two organs that produce ova and secrete estrogen and progesterone
Partscorpus luteumyellow endocrine tissue that forms in a ruptured Graafian follicle following the release of an ovum
BroaderfollicleAny small spherical group of cells containing a cavity

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