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A fluid-filled structure in the mammalian ovary within which an ovum develops prior to ovulation.
- ‘For some unexplained reason normally only one follicle becomes more successful than the others and towards mid-cycle this dominant Graafian follicle rises to the surface of the ovay.’
Mid 19th century: named after R. de Graaf (1641–73), Dutch anatomist.
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