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Primordial follicles and ovarian reserve

The primordial follicles consist of an oocyte surrounded by flat cells. These cells are called pregranulosa cells.

These follicles form in the fetal period of a woman in large numbers. However, many of them will die from atresia. Only 1-2 million primordial follicles will remain at the time of a woman's birth, 500,000 at puberty and will reach exhaustion at menopause.

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Last Update: 01/19/2022