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