Reproductive Physiology

Animal Science 4314

Tertiary Follicle

cross section of tertiary follicle

Tissue: Tertiary follicle (rat)


Key structures:

a) Granulosa cells

b) Oocyte

c) Nucleus

d) Zona pellucida

e) Theca cells (interna and externa)

f) Stroma

g) Superficial epithelium

h) Lumen of blood vessels

i) Antrum formation

Return to list of Microscope slides


Copyright © Michael F. Smith
160 Animal Sciences Center
920 East Campus Drive
Columbia, MO. 65211-5300 USA
Telephone (573) 882-8239
Updated: December 22, 2006