Follicular development in the infant human ovary.

  title={Follicular development in the infant human ovary.},
  author={Sue Lintern-Moore and H Peters and G P Moore and M Faber},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility},
  volume={39 1},
  • Sue Lintern-Moore, H Peters, +1 author M Faber
  • Published 1974 in Journal of reproduction and fertility
The morphology and growth pattern of human ovarian follicles has been studied between birth and 9 years of age. Follicles have been classified according to their morphology, diameter, the diameter of the oocyte and the number of granulosa cells in the widest cross-section. Nine major classes offollicle were recognized. The smallest, Class B follicles, contained a non-growing oocyte and were surrounded by a single layer of flattened granulosa cells. The largest, Class F follicles, which were up… CONTINUE READING

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