granulosa cell


gran·u·lo·sa cell

noun \ˌgran-yə-ˈlō-sə-\

Definition of GRANULOSA CELL

:  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

gran·u·lo·sa cell

noun \ˌgran-yə-ˈlō-sə-, -ˈlō-zə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GRANULOSA CELL

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

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