graafian follicles

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Graafian \Graaf"i*an\, a. (Anat.)
   Pertaining to, or discovered by, Regnier de Graaf, a Dutch
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   Graafian follicles or vesicles, small cavities in which the
      ova are developed in the ovaries of mammals, and by the
      bursting of which they are discharged.
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