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Follicular Atresia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Follicular Atresia
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.290
Unique ID
D005496
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005496
Scope Note
The degeneration and resorption of an OVARIAN FOLLICLE before it reaches maturity and ruptures.
Entry Term(s)
Atresia, Follicular
Previous Indexing
Graafian Follicle (1966-1984)
Ovulation (1966-1984)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under FOLLICULAR PHASE 1985-90
History Note
91(85); was see under FOLLICULAR PHASE 1985-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1984/05/31
Revision Date
2016/06/17
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