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n. pl. an·tra (-trə)
1. A cavity or chamber, especially one in a bone.
2. Either of the sinuses in the bones of the upper jaw, opening into the nasal cavity.

[Late Latin, cavity in the body, from Latin, cave, from Greek antron.]

an′tral adj.
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The ovary of the initial control exhibited normal histomorphology and consisted of primordial (type 2), primary (type 3a, 3b), pre-antral (type 4, 5a, 5b) and antral (type 6) follicles whereas, antral (type 7) and pre-ovulatory (type 8) follicles were not developed.
Ovaries were used for the isolation of preantral, early antral follicles and collection of oocytes from visible antral follicles.
Another potential approach is xenografting human ovarian tissue in immunodeficient mice, where human follicles can be grown to antral stages and ovulated.
To determine the Cx43 expression (percentage of positive staining out of the total follicle or tissue area), digital images of the tissues containing primary (total 33; 6-11/treatment), secondary (total 118; 19-36/treatment) and antral (total 153; 14-67/treatment) follicles were taken and analyzed using a computerized image analysis program.
Organoklorin pestisid olan metoksiklor He yapilan bir galismada, reaktif oksijen radikallerinin arttigi ve overlerde antral follikullerin buyumesinde yavaslama ve atrezinin nedeninin oksidatif stres oldugu ileri surulmustur (26).
Various stressors have also been shown to inhibit antral motility and delay gastric emptying in animals (Mistiaen et al.
Pulmonary vein antral isolation using an open irrigation ablation catheter for the treatment of atrial fibrillation: a randomized pilot study.
This organism is found in 72% of antral gastric cancers and results in a 9-fold increased risk of developing cancer.
We also have received a positive response from physicians who treat bleeding conditions such as gastric antral vascular ectasia and radiation proctitis.
An antral follicle count also may be useful if transvaginal ultrasound is already going to be performed for other indications, according to ACOG.
Cumulus-oocyte complexes (COCs) were aspirated from antral follicles (3 to 6 mm) with 18-gauge needle attached to a 10 mL disposable syringe.