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fol•li•cle



Pronunciation: (fol'i-kul), [key]
n.
1. Anat.
a. a small cavity, sac, or gland.
b. one of the small ovarian sacs containing an immature ovum; Graafian follicle.
2. Bot.a dry seed vessel, or pod, consisting of a single carpel, splitting at maturity only along the front part of the suture.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

follfollicle mite
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