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Having a surface covered with granules.


(ˈɡrænjʊˌləʊs; -ˌləʊz)
a less common word for granular


(ˈgræn yəˌloʊs)

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Adj.1.granulose - composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency; "granular sugar"; "the photographs were grainy and indistinct"; "it left a mealy residue"
coarse, harsh - of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave"
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The follicle was regarded as influenced if it had an intact oocyte with partial detachment of the oocyte from surrounding granulose cells (Figure 2B).
However, all have a tegmental sculpture that is mainly smooth or finely granulose.
Carapace dark orange-red with black mottling, with granulose surface and sparse white feathery setae (Fig.
In this study, the significant reduction in the average primary follicles was observed in diabetic rats compared to other groups that Grace & Associates, which is consistent with the research of the Balstr Research (2007) can be said that serum LH and FSH levels in the diabetic animal models [5] and thus reduce estrogen and eventually slow the proliferation of granulose cells and unravel the layers.
Recent POFs are amorphous and clearly show multiple infoldings of thecal and granulose cells Oocytes in the largest batch are 300-550 pm in diameter.
Lipid, fatty acid and protein utilization during lecithotrophic larval development of Lithodes santolla (Molina) and Paralomis granulose (Jacquinot).
Differential effects of epidermal growth factor, somatomedian-C/insulin-like growth factor and transforming growth factor-beta on porcine granulose cell DNA synthesis and cell proliferation.
Previous studies have shown that in adult rats, PRL binds on top the granulose cells and theca of large follicles and not to the interstitium (23).
The creation of an artificial ovary is the first time researchers have successfully created a three-dimensional environment that contains the three main types of ovarian cells: theca cells, granulose cells and eggs or oocytes.
Effect of cadmium on morphology and steroidogenesis of cultured human ovarian granulose cells.