Reproductive Physiology

Animal Science 4314

Tertiary Follicle

cross section of tertiary follicle

Tissue: Tertiary follicle (rat)

Function:

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

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