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granulosa cell

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noun gran·u·lo·sa cell \ˌgran-yə-ˈlō-sə-\

Definition of granulosa cell

  1. :  one of the estrogen-secreting cells of the epithelial lining of a graafian follicle or its follicular precursor



Origin of granulosa cell

New Latin granulosa, from feminine of granulosus granulose


First Known Use: 1936


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granulosa cell

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noun gran·u·lo·sa cell \ˌgran-yə-ˈlō-sə-, -ˈlō-zə-\

Medical Definition of granulosa cell

  1. :  one of the estrogen-secreting cells of the epithelial lining of a graafian follicle or its follicular precursor




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