folliculogenesis


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folliculogenesis

[fōlik′yəlōjen′əsis]
1 the stimulation of follicle development in the ovary by hormones or drugs.
2 the development of follicles in the ovary, normally under the influence of the follicle-stimulating hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland.

folliculogenesis

growth and development of the primordial follicle in the ovary. The maximal number of oocytes that the female will ever have are present in the ovary at birth.
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GnRH from the hypothalamus stimulates the anterior pituitary to secrete follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH), which act on the ovary to promote folliculogenesis and the concomitant synthesis of estradiol.
Histological studies of ovaries in the control group showed different types of follicles at all stages of folliculogenesis (primordial follicles, primary follicles, secondary follicles, mature follicles), and corpus luteum.
9] Natural occurring mutations in sheep such as FecXG, FecXB, FecXI, FecXH, FecXL [12,13,14] lead to infertility in homozygous ewes that due to defects in early folliculogenesis, whereas heterozygous ewes have increased ovulation rate and litter size.
folliculogenesis, spermatogenesis), the absence of exposure data on short-lived chemicals such as bisphenol A and phthalates (Crain et al.
In the same session the roles of FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone) and LH (Luteinizing Hormone) in the initiation and continuation of folliculogenesis in the natural menstrual cycle will be defined.
Premature ovarian failure (POF) is a heterogeneous syndrome characterized by lack of folliculogenesis and ovarian estrogen production, associated with secondary amenorrhea and infertility in women under the age of 40 years.
The inhibitory or stimulatory effect of cumulus cells derived from antral follicles was a stage dependent process during in vitro folliculogenesis in the porcine.
Drawn from those presented at a forum held October 2005 in Avallon, France, the 21 papers include such topics as folliculogenesis in polycystic ovaries, appropriate imagery, polycystic ovaries as distinct from PCOS, genetic analyses, fetal origins of PCOS, pubertal precursors, variations in expression of the PCOS phenotype, acquired PCOS and its possible causes, early recognition and prevention, the role of insulin, obesity in PCOS, therapies for metabolic defects in PCOS, hyperabdrogenism, ovulation induction, pregnancy and the impact of diagnostic criteria.
Folliculogenesis and ovarian histology of the oviparous gecko, Hemidactylus mabouia (Sauria: Gekkonidae).