Synonyms for graafian-follicle

1. Graafian follicle (n.)

a vascular body in a mammalian ovary enclosing a developing egg


2. follicle-stimulating hormone (n.)

a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary and stimulates growth of Graafian follicles in female mammals, and activates the cells in male mammals that form sperm


3. follicle (n.)

any small spherical group of cells containing a cavity