A layer of the ovarian follicle that consists of granulosa cells. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

Synonyms: stratum granulosum of ovarian follicle membrana granulosa of ovarian follicle ovary stratum granulosum granulosa cell layer of ovarian follicle

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Term information


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plural term
granulosa cell layers [ ZFA:0001112 ]

has broad synonym

membrana granulosa

has related synonym

granulosa cell layer

granulosa cell layers



structure notes

At one part of the mature follicle the cells of the membrana granulosa are collected into a mass which projects into the cavity of the follicle. This is termed the discus proligerus. [Wikipedia:Membrana_granulosa, Wikipedia:Membrana_granulosa]