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Follicle cell

Definition

noun

The cell positioned in a layer within and surrounding a follicle.


Supplement

Follicle cells may refer to the layer of cells surrounding a thyroid follicle, a hair follicle, and ovarian follicle. The follicle cells of an ovarian follicle are providing nutrients to the developing ovum for growth and maturation.


Word origin: Latin folliculus

See also: follicle, ovarian follicle


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Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:23 pm
 
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T cell differentiation

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by Immunologyordie
Mon Apr 13, 2009 5:25 pm
 
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Topic: T cell differentiation
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Reproductive Modes

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by A5HLEY
Thu Apr 17, 2008 10:32 pm
 
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A Monkey's Uncle

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by narrowstaircase
Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:46 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A Monkey's Uncle
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