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primordial

 [pri-mor´de-al]
original or primitive; of the simplest and most undeveloped character.

pri·mor·di·al

(prī-mōr'dē-ăl),
1. Relating to a primordium.
2. Relating to a structure in its first or earliest stage of development. Synonym(s): primal (2)

primordial

(prī-môr′dē-əl)
adj.
1. Being or happening first in sequence of time; original.
2. Primary or fundamental: play a primordial role.
3. Biology Belonging to or characteristic of the earliest stage of development of an organism or a part: primordial cells.
n.
A basic principle.

pri·mor′di·al·ly adv.

pri·mor·di·al

(prī-mōr'dē-ăl)
1. Relating to a primordium.
2. Relating to a structure in its first or earliest stage of development.
Synonym(s): primal (2) , primitive.

primordial

original; existing from the beginning.

pri·mor·di·al

(prī-mōr'dē-ăl)
1. Relating to a primordium.
2. Relating to a structure in its first or earliest stage of development.
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But when the researchers blocked the effect of ghrelin on its receptor, they found the number of primordial follicles was normal - despite the exposure to stress.
In order to investigate whether our sample collection method correctly represented the differential follicle stages, we imaged the fixed ovaries and the follicles were classified as primordial or primary accordingly.
Additionally, assessment of antral follicle count (AFC) by trans-vaginal ultrasonography is a consistent tool that indicates the relative number of primordial follicles, remaining within ovaries.
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The result of the equation was then multiplied by the total volume of the ovary to obtain the total number of the primordial follicles.
Their research showed that primordial follicles are highly stable, and that germ-line stem cell activity cannot be detected, even in response to the death of half the existing follicles.
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