ovarian follicle

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ovarian follicle

[ō′ver·ē·ən ′fäl·ə·kəl]
(histology)
An ovum and its surrounding follicular cells, found in the ovarian cortex.
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This is the ovaries' capacity to make healthy egg cells, which is measured by counting the antral follicles that produce them.
One way ANOVA test showed the difference was statistically significant when mean value of number of antral follicle (<0.
Weight loss, fertility hormones, follicle-stimulating hormone, prolactin, oestrogen, antral follicle count, baseline anti-Mullerian hormone, and adiponectin were significantly correlated to the improvement in reproductive function (p<0.
The Baseline investigations included; (day three follicle stimulating hormone; FSH) and antral follicle count (AFC) done by the transvaginal scan.
Several tests have been suggested to screen ovarian reserve such as evaluation of antral follicle count (AFC), anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH), basal follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), estradiol, and inhibin B.
Caption: Figure 2: Effects of diquat alone or combined with GSPB2 on granulosa cell apoptosis in antral follicle.
1986) Cell signaling, permeability, and microvasculatory changes during antral follicle development in mammals.
Traditionally the antral follicle count (AFC) measured by ultrasound was used to predict ovarian reserve.
Some of the program's offerings: Women can set up a baseline appointment to have their estradiol level and follicle stimulating hormone level assessed, as well as have ultrasonography to determine their antral follicle count.
An ultrasound scan is done on any day between CDs 1 and 3 for an antral follicle count.