Definition of Follicle

Follicle n. means: A simple gland or glandular cavity; a crypt.

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Follicle n. means: A simple gland or glandular cavity; a crypt.

Meaning of Follicle

Follicle (n.) means: A simple gland or glandular cavity; a crypt.

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Follicle (n.): A small mass of adenoid tissue; as, a lymphatic follicle.

Follicle (n.): A small cavity, tubular depression, or sac; as, a hair follicle.

Conceptacle (n.): A pericarp, opening longitudinally on one side and having the seeds loose in it; a follicle; a double follicle or pair of follicles.

Ovisac (n.): A Graafian follicle; any sac containing an ovum or ova.

Ovicapsule (n.): The outer layer of a Graafian follicle.

Follicle (n.): A simple gland or glandular cavity; a crypt.

Ovisac (n.): The inner layer of the fibrous wall of a Graafian follicle.

Operculum (n.): Any lidlike or operculiform process or part; as, the opercula of a dental follicle.

Follicle (n.): A simple podlike pericarp which contains several seeds and opens along the inner or ventral suture, as in the peony, larkspur and milkweed.

Crypt (n.): A simple gland, glandular cavity, or tube; a follicle; as, the crypts of Lieberk/hn, the simple tubular glands of the small intestines.

Stigma (v. t.): A small spot, mark, scar, or a minute hole; -- applied especially to a spot on the outer surface of a Graafian follicle, and to spots of intercellular substance in scaly epithelium, or to minute holes in such spots.

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Meaning of Follicle

Follicle means: A small mass of adenoid tissue; as, a lymphatic follicle.

Meaning of Follicle

Follicle means: A small cavity, tubular depression, or sac; as, a hair follicle.

Meaning of Conceptacle

Conceptacle means: A pericarp, opening longitudinally on one side and having the seeds loose in it; a follicle; a double follicle or pair of follicles.

Meaning of Ovisac

Ovisac means: A Graafian follicle; any sac containing an ovum or ova.

Meaning of Ovicapsule

Ovicapsule means: The outer layer of a Graafian follicle.

Meaning of Follicle

Follicle means: A simple gland or glandular cavity; a crypt.

Meaning of Ovisac

Ovisac means: The inner layer of the fibrous wall of a Graafian follicle.

Meaning of Operculum

Operculum means: Any lidlike or operculiform process or part; as, the opercula of a dental follicle.

Meaning of Follicle

Follicle means: A simple podlike pericarp which contains several seeds and opens along the inner or ventral suture, as in the peony, larkspur and milkweed.

Meaning of Crypt

Crypt means: A simple gland, glandular cavity, or tube; a follicle; as, the crypts of Lieberk/hn, the simple tubular glands of the small intestines.

Meaning of Stigma

Stigma means: A small spot, mark, scar, or a minute hole; -- applied especially to a spot on the outer surface of a Graafian follicle, and to spots of intercellular substance in scaly epithelium, or to minute holes in such spots.

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