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proliferative phaseThe early/preovulation half of the menstrual cycle, which is initiated by a small peak in serum FSH and histologically characterised by short glands with increased mitotic activity.
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follicular phaseProliferative phase, see there.
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follicular phasethat part of the OESTROUS CYCLE in which GRAAFIAN FOLLICLES are formed and their secretions start.
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