granulosa cell

[ grăn′yə-lōsə ]

n.

A cell lining the vesicular ovarian follicle that becomes a luteal cell after ovulation.

Nearby words

  1. granulomere,
  2. granulopenia,
  3. granuloplastic,
  4. granulopoiesis,
  5. granulopoietin,
  6. granulosa cell tumor,
  7. granulose,
  8. granulosis,
  9. granulosis rubra nasi,
  10. granum


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