follicle definition

  • noun:
    • Anatomy a little actual hole or sac.
    • structure A small actual hole or sac.
    • structure A crypt or min cul-de-sac or lacuna, like the depression within the skin from which the hair emerges.
    • Anatomy a little physical cavity or sac.
    • Anatomy An ovarian hair follicle.
    • structure A crypt or moment cul-de-sac or lacuna, such as the despair within the skin from which hair emerges.
    • physiology A crypt or min cul-de-sac or lacuna, such as the depression in the epidermis from which the hair emerges.
    • Anatomy A spherical mass of cells generally containing a cavity.
    • Anatomy An ovarian hair follicle.
    • Anatomy An ovarian hair follicle.
    • Anatomy A spherical size of cells generally containing a cavity.
    • Botany A dry, single-chambered fresh fruit that splits along only 1 seam to discharge its seeds, as with larkspur and milkweed.
    • physiology A spherical size of cells usually containing a cavity.
    • Botany A dry, single-chambered fresh fruit that splits along just one seam to produce its seeds, as with larkspur and milkweed.
    • Botany A dry, single-chambered fresh fruit that splits along only one seam to produce its seeds, such as larkspur and milkweed.
    • A small hole or sac, such as for instance a hair hair follicle.
    • a tiny cavity or sac, such as a hair follicle.
    • Anatomy a tiny physical hole or sac.
    • a form of ancient dry fresh fruit generated by certain flowering flowers.
    • A type of ancient dried out good fresh fruit from certain flowering flowers.
    • Anatomy A crypt or minute cul-de-sac or lacuna, such as the despair within the skin where hair emerges.
    • an easy podlike pericarp which contains a number of seeds and opens across the inner or ventral suture, like in the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
    • an easy podlike pericarp which contains several seeds and opens up over the inner or ventral suture, such as the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
    • Anatomy An ovarian follicle.
    • structure A spherical size of cells usually containing a cavity.
    • A small cavity, tubular despair, or sac.
    • a little cavity, tubular depression, or sac.
    • Botany A dry, single-chambered fruit that splits along just one seam to discharge its seeds, as in larkspur and milkweed.
    • an easy gland or glandular hole; a crypt.
    • a straightforward gland or glandular hole; a crypt.
    • A small cavity or sac, such as for instance a hair follicle.
    • a little size of adenoid tissue.
    • a little mass of adenoid tissue.
    • a kind of primitive dry fruit produced by specific flowering plants.
    • In botany: A dry one-celled seed-vessel composed of an individual carpel, and dehiscent just by the ventral suture, as in the milkweed and larkspur.
    • In botany: A dry one-celled seed-vessel consisting of a single carpel, and dehiscent only because of the ventral suture, such as the milkweed and larkspur.
    • an easy podlike pericarp containing a number of seeds and opens across the inner or ventral suture, as with the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
    • Any bladder-shaped appendage; a utricle.
    • Any bladder-shaped appendage; a utricle.
    • In physiology and zoology, a minute secretory or excretory hole, sac, or pipe; among the ultimate blind ramifications of a secretory area; a glandular cul-de-sac; a mucous crypt or lacuna; a minute nodule of lymphoid tissue.
    • In structure and zoology, a minute secretory or excretory cavity, sac, or pipe; one of the ultimate blind ramifications of a secretory area; a glandular cul-de-sac; a mucous crypt or lacuna; one minute nodule of lymphoid tissue.
    • In entomology, a cocoon; the covering created by a larva because of its protection during pupa state.
    • A small hole, tubular despair, or sac.
    • A simple gland or glandular cavity; a crypt.
    • any small spherical selection of cells containing a cavity
    • In entomology, a cocoon; the addressing produced by a larva because of its defense during pupa state.
    • structure A small bodily hole or sac.
    • a tiny size of adenoid tissue.
    • Anatomy A crypt or moment cul-de-sac or lacuna, like the despair when you look at the skin from where the hair emerges.
    • any small spherical set of cells containing a cavity
    • In botany: A dry one-celled seed-vessel composed of just one carpel, and dehiscent just because of the ventral suture, like in the milkweed and larkspur.
    • Anatomy An ovarian hair follicle.
    • structure A spherical mass of cells frequently containing a cavity.
    • Any bladder-shaped appendage; a utricle.
    • Botany A dry, single-chambered fresh fruit that splits along only 1 seam to release its seeds, as with larkspur and milkweed.
    • In anatomy and zoology, a minute secretory or excretory hole, sac, or tube; among ultimate blind aftereffects of a secretory area; a glandular cul-de-sac; a mucous crypt or lacuna; a moment nodule of lymphoid muscle.
    • a little hole or sac, eg a hair hair follicle.
    • In entomology, a cocoon; the covering made by a larva because of its protection throughout the pupa condition.
    • a form of primitive dry fruit generated by particular flowering flowers.
    • any tiny spherical selection of cells containing a cavity
    • an easy podlike pericarp containing a number of seeds and starts along the internal or ventral suture, as with the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
    • A small cavity, tubular despair, or sac.
    • an easy gland or glandular hole; a crypt.
    • a little mass of adenoid structure.
    • In botany: A dry one-celled seed-vessel comprising an individual carpel, and dehiscent only because of the ventral suture, as in the milkweed and larkspur.
    • Any bladder-shaped appendage; a utricle.
    • In structure and zoology, one minute secretory or excretory hole, sac, or tube; one of many ultimate blind aftereffects of a secretory surface; a glandular cul-de-sac; a mucous crypt or lacuna; one minute nodule of lymphoid structure.
    • In entomology, a cocoon; the addressing produced by a larva because of its security through the pupa condition.
    • a little cavity or sac, such as a hair follicle.
    • a form of primitive dry good fresh fruit generated by specific flowering flowers.
    • any tiny spherical set of cells containing a cavity
    • A simple podlike pericarp which contains a number of seeds and opens along the internal or ventral suture, as with the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
    • A small hole, tubular depression, or sac.
    • an easy gland or glandular hole; a crypt.
    • a tiny size of adenoid muscle.
    • In botany: A dry one-celled seed-vessel composed of one carpel, and dehiscent just because of the ventral suture, like in the milkweed and larkspur.
    • Any bladder-shaped appendage; a utricle.
    • In physiology and zoology, a moment secretory or excretory hole, sac, or tube; among the ultimate blind ramifications of a secretory area; a glandular cul-de-sac; a mucous crypt or lacuna; a moment nodule of lymphoid tissue.
    • In entomology, a cocoon; the addressing made by a larva for the protection during pupa condition.
    • any little spherical band of cells containing a cavity
    • structure A small actual cavity or sac.
    • physiology A small bodily cavity or sac.
    • Anatomy A crypt or minute cul-de-sac or lacuna, including the despair when you look at the skin from which the hair emerges.
    • structure A crypt or min cul-de-sac or lacuna, including the despair within the epidermis where hair emerges.
    • physiology a tiny bodily cavity or sac.
    • structure A crypt or minute cul-de-sac or lacuna, like the depression within the skin from where the hair emerges.
    • Anatomy An ovarian follicle.
    • Anatomy An ovarian hair follicle.
    • Anatomy An ovarian follicle.
    • Anatomy A spherical mass of cells usually containing a cavity.
    • Anatomy A spherical size of cells often containing a cavity.
    • physiology A spherical mass of cells usually containing a cavity.
    • Botany A dry, single-chambered good fresh fruit that splits along just one seam to produce its seeds, as with larkspur and milkweed.
    • Botany A dry, single-chambered fruit that splits along one seam to produce its seeds, such as larkspur and milkweed.
    • Botany A dry, single-chambered good fresh fruit that splits along one seam to discharge its seeds, such as larkspur and milkweed.
    • A small cavity or sac, eg a hair hair follicle.
    • A small cavity or sac, such a hair hair follicle.
    • a form of primitive dry fresh fruit produced by certain flowering plants.
    • Anatomy a tiny physical hole or sac.
    • an easy podlike pericarp containing a few seeds and opens up along the inner or ventral suture, like in the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
    • Anatomy a tiny bodily cavity or sac.
    • A type of ancient dry good fresh fruit from particular flowering flowers.
    • a little cavity or sac, such as for instance a hair follicle.
    • Anatomy A small actual cavity or sac.
    • Anatomy A small bodily cavity or sac.
    • Anatomy A small actual hole or sac.
    • structure A crypt or minute cul-de-sac or lacuna, for instance the depression in the skin from where hair emerges.
    • physiology A crypt or min cul-de-sac or lacuna, like the despair in the skin that hair emerges.
    • Anatomy An ovarian follicle.
    • A type of ancient dried out good fresh fruit produced by particular flowering flowers.
    • structure A crypt or min cul-de-sac or lacuna, for instance the depression in skin from where hair emerges.
    • physiology A crypt or min cul-de-sac or lacuna, like the despair into the epidermis where hair emerges.
    • an easy podlike pericarp containing several seeds and opens over the internal or ventral suture, as in the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
    • a straightforward podlike pericarp containing several seeds and opens up over the inner or ventral suture, as in the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
    • Anatomy A spherical size of cells frequently containing a cavity.
    • Anatomy An ovarian follicle.
    • Anatomy An ovarian hair follicle.
    • Anatomy An ovarian hair follicle.
    • Botany A dry, single-chambered fruit that splits along only one seam to release its seeds, as in larkspur and milkweed.
    • Anatomy A spherical mass of cells generally containing a cavity.
    • A small hole, tubular despair, or sac.
    • Anatomy A spherical size of cells frequently containing a cavity.
    • structure A crypt or minute cul-de-sac or lacuna, for instance the despair in the epidermis from where the hair emerges.
    • Anatomy A spherical mass of cells generally containing a cavity.
    • a little cavity, tubular depression, or sac.
    • a little hole or sac, such as for instance a hair hair follicle.
    • Anatomy An ovarian follicle.
    • a straightforward gland or glandular hole; a crypt.
    • Botany A dry, single-chambered fresh fruit that splits along one seam to release its seeds, such as larkspur and milkweed.
    • Botany A dry, single-chambered fruit that splits along only 1 seam to discharge its seeds, such as larkspur and milkweed.
    • a form of ancient dry good fresh fruit created by specific flowering plants.
    • A simple gland or glandular hole; a crypt.
    • a tiny mass of adenoid muscle.
    • A small mass of adenoid structure.
    • a little hole or sac, eg a hair hair follicle.
    • structure A spherical size of cells frequently containing a cavity.
    • a tiny hole or sac, eg a hair follicle.
    • a straightforward podlike pericarp containing several seeds and opens across the internal or ventral suture, such as the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
    • In botany: A dry one-celled seed-vessel composed of a single carpel, and dehiscent only because of the ventral suture, as in the milkweed and larkspur.
    • a form of ancient dry good fresh fruit made by specific flowering plants.
    • Botany A dry, single-chambered good fresh fruit that splits along only 1 seam to discharge its seeds, as with larkspur and milkweed.
    • In botany: A dry one-celled seed-vessel comprising just one carpel, and dehiscent just by the ventral suture, as with the milkweed and larkspur.
    • a form of ancient dry fresh fruit from certain flowering flowers.
    • Any bladder-shaped appendage; a utricle.
    • a tiny cavity or sac, particularly a hair hair follicle.
    • A simple podlike pericarp which contains a number of seeds and starts across the inner or ventral suture, as with the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
    • Any bladder-shaped appendage; a utricle.
    • A simple podlike pericarp which contains a few seeds and starts across the internal or ventral suture, as with the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
    • In physiology and zoology, one minute secretory or excretory cavity, sac, or pipe; among ultimate blind ramifications of a secretory surface; a glandular cul-de-sac; a mucous crypt or lacuna; a moment nodule of lymphoid tissue.
    • A type of ancient dried out fresh fruit created by particular flowering plants.
    • In structure and zoology, a moment secretory or excretory hole, sac, or tube; among the ultimate blind effects of a secretory surface; a glandular cul-de-sac; a mucous crypt or lacuna; a moment nodule of lymphoid structure.
    • In entomology, a cocoon; the addressing produced by a larva for the security throughout the pupa state.
    • a straightforward podlike pericarp which contains a few seeds and opens up across the internal or ventral suture, as in the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
    • In entomology, a cocoon; the addressing created by a larva because of its defense through the pupa condition.
    • A small hole, tubular depression, or sac.
    • any small spherical group of cells containing a cavity
    • Botany A dry, single-chambered fresh fruit that splits along only 1 seam to release its seeds, such as larkspur and milkweed.
    • any tiny spherical number of cells containing a cavity
    • a little cavity, tubular despair, or sac.
    • a tiny hole, tubular depression, or sac.
    • a straightforward gland or glandular hole; a crypt.
    • A small hole, tubular despair, or sac.
    • A simple gland or glandular hole; a crypt.
    • A small hole or sac, such a hair hair follicle.
    • a tiny hole, tubular despair, or sac.
    • A small mass of adenoid structure.
    • a tiny mass of adenoid structure.
    • A simple gland or glandular cavity; a crypt.
    • In botany: A dry one-celled seed-vessel comprising just one carpel, and dehiscent only by the ventral suture, like in the milkweed and larkspur.
    • an easy gland or glandular hole; a crypt.
    • In botany: A dry one-celled seed-vessel consisting of just one carpel, and dehiscent only because of the ventral suture, as with the milkweed and larkspur.
    • a tiny size of adenoid tissue.
    • Any bladder-shaped appendage; a utricle.
    • a little mass of adenoid structure.
    • Any bladder-shaped appendage; a utricle.
    • A simple gland or glandular cavity; a crypt.
    • A type of primitive dry fruit produced by certain flowering plants.
    • In physiology and zoology, a moment secretory or excretory hole, sac, or pipe; among the ultimate blind ramifications of a secretory area; a glandular cul-de-sac; a mucous crypt or lacuna; a moment nodule of lymphoid tissue.
    • a little mass of adenoid muscle.
    • In botany: A dry one-celled seed-vessel consisting of just one carpel, and dehiscent just by the ventral suture, such as the milkweed and larkspur.
    • In anatomy and zoology, a minute secretory or excretory cavity, sac, or tube; the ultimate blind aftereffects of a secretory area; a glandular cul-de-sac; a mucous crypt or lacuna; a moment nodule of lymphoid structure.
    • In botany: A dry one-celled seed-vessel comprising just one carpel, and dehiscent just by the ventral suture, such as the milkweed and larkspur.
    • In entomology, a cocoon; the covering produced by a larva for its security throughout the pupa state.
    • Any bladder-shaped appendage; a utricle.
    • In entomology, a cocoon; the covering made by a larva for its protection during the pupa state.
    • any little spherical number of cells containing a cavity
    • Any bladder-shaped appendage; a utricle.
    • In structure and zoology, a moment secretory or excretory hole, sac, or pipe; one of the ultimate blind effects of a secretory surface; a glandular cul-de-sac; a mucous crypt or lacuna; a minute nodule of lymphoid structure.
    • In botany: A dry one-celled seed-vessel composed of an individual carpel, and dehiscent only because of the ventral suture, like in the milkweed and larkspur.
    • A simple podlike pericarp containing a few seeds and opens up along the inner or ventral suture, as with the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
    • any small spherical band of cells containing a cavity
    • In anatomy and zoology, a moment secretory or excretory hole, sac, or pipe; one of many ultimate blind effects of a secretory area; a glandular cul-de-sac; a mucous crypt or lacuna; one minute nodule of lymphoid structure.
    • Any bladder-shaped appendage; a utricle.
    • In entomology, a cocoon; the covering created by a larva for the defense throughout the pupa condition.
    • a little hole, tubular despair, or sac.
    • In structure and zoology, a moment secretory or excretory hole, sac, or tube; one of the ultimate blind aftereffects of a secretory area; a glandular cul-de-sac; a mucous crypt or lacuna; a minute nodule of lymphoid structure.
    • any small spherical selection of cells containing a cavity
    • a straightforward gland or glandular hole; a crypt.
    • In entomology, a cocoon; the addressing made by a larva for its defense during pupa state.
    • a little mass of adenoid structure.
    • In entomology, a cocoon; the covering made by a larva because of its protection through the pupa state.
    • any small spherical selection of cells containing a cavity
    • any tiny spherical set of cells containing a cavity
    • In botany: A dry one-celled seed-vessel composed of an individual carpel, and dehiscent just because of the ventral suture, as with the milkweed and larkspur.
    • Any bladder-shaped appendage; a utricle.
    • In physiology and zoology, a minute secretory or excretory cavity, sac, or pipe; one of the ultimate blind ramifications of a secretory surface; a glandular cul-de-sac; a mucous crypt or lacuna; one minute nodule of lymphoid tissue.
    • In entomology, a cocoon; the addressing made by a larva for the security through the pupa condition.
    • any small spherical number of cells containing a cavity

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