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cumulus

 [ku´mu-lus] (pl. cu´muli) (L.)
a small elevation.
cumulus oo´phorus a mass of follicular cells surrounding the ovum in the vesicular ovarian follicle.

cu·mu·lus

, pl.

cu·mu·li

(kyū'myū-lŭs, -lī),
A collection or heap of cells.
[L. a heap]

cumulus

/cu·mu·lus/ (-lus) pl. cu´muli   [L.] a small elevation.
cumulus oo´phorus  a mass of follicular cells surrounding the oocyte in the vesicular ovarian follicle.

cumulus

[kyo̅o̅′myo̅o̅·ləs] pl. cumuli
Etymology: L
a little mound, usually formed by a collection of cells.

cumulus

pl. cumuli [L.] a small elevation.

cumulus oophorus
a mass of follicular cells surrounding the ovum in the vesicular ovarian follicle. Called also discus oophorus, discus ovigerous, discus proligerous.