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Details for anatomical structure: tertiary follicle

EndoNet ID: ENC00043

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tertiary follicle, Graafian follicle, vesicular ovarian follicle, Graaf's follicle, Folliculi ovarici tertiarii

General information

A mature follicle in a mammalian ovary that contains a liquidfilled cavity and that ruptures during ovulation to release an egg

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0001732

Larger structures


      Secreted hormones

      • Hormone: VEGF-165


      • Receptor: angiotensin II type 1 receptor