English Hindi Dictionary & Translation

What is the meaning of follicle in Hindi?

Meaning of follicle in Hindi is : कूप

Definition of word follicle

  • Anatomy A small bodily cavity or sac. (noun)
  • Anatomy A crypt or minute cul-de-sac or lacuna, such as the depression in the skin from which the hair emerges. (noun)
  • Anatomy An ovarian follicle. (noun)
  • Anatomy A spherical mass of cells usually containing a cavity. (noun)
  • Botany A dry, single-chambered fruit that splits along only one seam to release its seeds, as in larkspur and milkweed. (noun)

Examples of word follicle

  • Once the follicle is heavily damaged or destroyed, it no longer has the ability to grow hair.
  • Another accessory organ of the integument associated with the hair follicle is the sebaceous gland.
  • The hair-growth cycle consists of growth, regression (the hair falls out, destroying the lower part of the follicle), rest (the follicle is dormant), and re-initiation of growth (the follicle repairs itself and grows a new hair).
  • An older, commonly used egg-supply marker known as follicle-stimulating hormone, or FSH, also measured through a blood test, can be taken only on days two, three or four of a menstrual cycle, may be affected by birth-control pills, and has greater variability.
  • As the child nears puberty, a gland in the brain called the pituitary gland increases the secretion of a hormone called follicle-stimulating hormone FSH.

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