follicular atresia n.
The normal process affecting the ovarian primordial follicles in which death of the ovum results in cystic degeneration followed by cicatricial closure.
[foilz-muh n] /ˈfɔɪlz mən/ noun, plural foilsmen. Fencing. 1. a person who fences with a . /ˈfɔɪlzmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. (fencing) a person who uses or specializes in using a foil
- Follicular conjunctivitis
follicular conjunctivitis n. Conjunctivitis characterized by discrete lymphoid follicles in the conjunctival stroma.
- Follicular cyst
follicular cyst n. A cyst caused by the retention of secretions in a follicular space due to the blockage of a duct, especially in a Graafian follicle.
- Follicular dendritic cell
follicular dendritic cell n. Any of the cells present in aggregates of B cells that trap antigen-antibody complexes on their dendritic processes. Also called dendritic cell.