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a general term for cavity or chamber which may have specific meaning in reference certain organs or sites in the body. The antrum of the stomach (gastric antrum) is a portion before the outlet which is lined by mucosa which does not produce acid. The paranasal sinuses can be referred to as the frontal antrum, ethmoid antrum, and maxillary antrum.

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Hypothalamin hormones

... in the centre is oocyte, the purple cells surrounds are follicle cells a.k.a. granulosa cells a.k.a granulocytes. The white part is follicle's antrum (room) which contains follicle's liquor, a viscous fluid that is rich in steroid reproductive hormones, especially androgens and estrogens.

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by Dr.Stein
Fri Oct 20, 2006 2:40 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hypothalamin hormones
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