granulosa cell

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gran·​u·​lo·​sa cell | \ ˌgran-yə-ˈlō-sə- How to pronounce granulosa cell (audio) \

Definition of granulosa cell

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

First Known Use of granulosa cell

1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for granulosa cell

New Latin granulosa, from feminine of granulosus granulose

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“Granulosa cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/granulosa%20cell. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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granulosa cell

noun
gran·​u·​lo·​sa cell | \ ˌgran-yə-ˈlō-sə-, -ˈlō-zə- How to pronounce granulosa cell (audio) \

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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