granulosa cell

noun gran·u·lo·sa cell \ 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 and Etymology of granulosa cell

New Latin granulosa, from feminine of granulosus granulose


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granulosa cell

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

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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