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follicle

fol·li·cle

follicle

 
pronunciation:
fa lih kl
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small cavity or sac with a narrow mouth, such as that surrounding the root of each hair.
definition 2: a small cavity in the ovary of mammals, filled with fluid and containing a developing egg or ova.
definition 3: a dry seed vessel, such as a milkweed pod, that has a single chamber, having developed from a single ovary, and that splits open along one seam when mature.
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derivations: follicular (adj.), folliculate (adj.), folliculated (adj.)