The number of primordial follicles that will give rise to mature eggs decreases dramatically from embryonic development until puberty. The 500,000 primordial follicles that reach a woman's adulthood constitute her ovarian reserve, which will also diminish with age as she goes through her menstrual cycles.
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By Concha Leal Cariñena M.D. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 06/08/2021