Ultrasonic characterization of follicular evacuation during ovulation and fate of the discharged follicular fluid in mares

@inproceedings{Townson1989UltrasonicCO,
  title={Ultrasonic characterization of follicular evacuation during ovulation and fate of the discharged follicular fluid in mares},
  author={David Harrison Townson and Oliver J. Ginther},
  year={1989}
}
The duration and pattern of follicular evacuation or follicular fluid release at the time of ovulation were characterized by continuous ultrasonic observation of the entire process in five mares. Follicular evacuation was detected while it was underway in six other mares, but the time of initiation was not known. The end of evacuation was defined as either the time when no fluid remained within the antrum of the preovulatory follicle, or remaining fluid had reached a minimal level (⩽ 5% of the… CONTINUE READING

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