Folliculogenesis is the name given to the process of development and maturation of follicles in the ovary. As follicular development progresses, the different follicles with different degrees of maturation acquire a name, which also denominates the stages of folliculogenesis.
Thus, the different stages of folliculogenesis are: primordial follicle, primary follicle, secondary follicle, antral follicle and Graafian or preovulatory follicle.
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By Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 01/19/2022