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 +1. (Science: anatomy) Generally a small sac or vesicle. ​
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 +2. (Science: botany) a kind of fruit formed from a single carpel, that splits to release its seeds. ​
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 +3. (Science: dermatology) a hair follicle, an invagination of the epidermis into the dermis surrounding the hair root. 
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 +4. (Science: gynaecology,​ physiology) An ovarian follicle, an oocyte surrounded by one or more layers of granulosa cells. as the ovarian follicle develops a cavity forms and it is then termed a graafian follicle. ​
  
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