"Granulosa Cells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Supporting cells for the developing female gamete in the OVARY. They are derived from the coelomic epithelial cells of the gonadal ridge. Granulosa cells form a single layer around the OOCYTE in the primordial ovarian follicle and advance to form a multilayered cumulus oophorus surrounding the OVUM in the Graafian follicle. The major functions of granulosa cells include the production of steroids and LH receptors (RECEPTORS, LH).
- Granulosa Cells
- Cell, Granulosa
- Cells, Granulosa
- Granulosa Cell
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