Graafian folliclemedical dictionary

<gynaecology> Final stage in the differentiation of follicles in the mammalian ovary.

Consists of a spherical fluid filled blister on the surface of the ovary that bursts at ovulation to release the oocyte.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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