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follicle

See definition of follicle on Dictionary.com
  • as incell
  • as invein

synonyms for follicle

  • bacterium
  • egg
  • germ
  • unit
  • corpuscle
  • embryo
  • microorganism
  • spore
  • utricle
  • vacuole
  • cellule
  • haematid
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How to use follicle in a sentence

The research team also detected the thick-thin skin variation before the embryos even developed hair follicles.
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There is a connection between rosacea and demodex mites, which live in the hair follicles on more or less everyone’s face.
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Together, the cells coalesced into tiny ovarian follicles, with support cells forming a bubble that tightly hugged the developing egg.
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Women have two ovaries, each one containing thousands of immature egg follicles.
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Consider whether you have thin or thick hairCurly hair can be thin and fine follicles can be plentiful, which is why it’s also important to consider the best hair dryers for thin or thick hair.
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I propose dealing separately with the several constituents of the egg-follicle.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Foulis regards the zona pellucida as a product of the ovum and not of the follicle.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The membrane would seem indeed to be formed in some instances even before the ovum has a definite investment of follicle cells.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
There can, it appears to me, be no question that both varieties of cell are derived from the primitive uniform follicle cells.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The cells are flat, but extended so as to appear of an unexpected size in views of the surface of the follicle.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO FOLLICLE

  • bacterium
  • cellule
  • corpuscle
  • egg
  • embryo
  • follicle
  • germ
  • haematid
  • microorganism
  • spore
  • unit
  • utricle
  • vacuole
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.