Reproductive Physiology

Animal Science 4314

Primordial Follicles

cross section of primordial follicles

Tissue: Primoidial follicles

Function:

Key structures:

a) Arteriole

b) Stroma

c) Pre-granulosa cells (simple squamous epithelium)

d) Oocyte

e) Nucleus of oocyte

f) Graafian follicle

g) Venule

cohort of pig primordial follicles

Tissue: Cohort of primoidial follicles (rat)

Function:

Key structures:

a) Oocyte

b) Nuclei of oocytes

c) Pre-granulosa cell (simple squamous epithelium)

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