- a small cavity, sac, or gland.
- one of the small ovarian sacs containing an immature ovum; Graafian follicle.
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Consider whether you have thin or thick hairCurly hair can be thin and fine follicles can be plentiful, which is why it’s also important to consider the best hair dryers for thin or thick hair.The best hair dryer: Get a salon-worthy blowout at home|Carsen Joenk|January 22, 2021|Popular Science
Mitt Romney, who has reverted to the not-a-follicle-out-of-place hairstyle, never really got up the gumption to hit Newt.Paul Begala: Newt's Shameless Chutzpah Saves Him in Fox Debate|Paul Begala|December 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST
First up is John Edwards, who will show Romney how to achieve that dry-hair look while keeping every follicle in place.
High levels of Follicle Stimulating Hormone knocks us out of contention, unless we go to a specialist clinic.
I propose dealing separately with the several constituents of the egg-follicle.
Foulis regards the zona pellucida as a product of the ovum and not of the follicle.
The membrane would seem indeed to be formed in some instances even before the ovum has a definite investment of follicle cells.
There can, it appears to me, be no question that both varieties of cell are derived from the primitive uniform follicle cells.
The cells are flat, but extended so as to appear of an unexpected size in views of the surface of the follicle.