Reproductive Physiology

Animal Science 4314

Graafian Follicle Picture not available

Tissue: Graafian and primary follicle

Function:

Key structures:

a) Theca externa and interna cells

b) Basement membrane

c) Granulosa cells

d) Antrum

e) Oocyte (Zona pellucida)

f) Primary follicle

Graafian Follicle wall

cross section of graffian follicle wall

Tissue: Graafian follicle wall

Function:

Key structures:

a) Follicular fluid

b) Granulosa cells

c) Basement membrane

d) Theca interna

e) Theca externa

f) Stroma

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