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graafian


graafian


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Graafian  \Graaf"i*an\,  a.  (Anat.) 
  Pertaining  to  or  discovered  by  Regnier  de  Graaf,  a  Dutch 
  physician. 
 
  {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.