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Descriptor English: Follicular Fluid
Descriptor Spanish: Líquido Folicular
Descriptor Portuguese: Líquido Folicular
Descriptor French: Liquide folliculaire
Entry term(s): Antral Fluid, Ovarian Follicle
Fluid, Follicular
Follicular Fluids
Folliculi, Liquor
Liquor Folliculi
Tree number(s): A05.360.319.114.630.535.150
A06.300.312.497.535.150
A12.207.270.340
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015571
Scope note: The fluid surrounding the OVUM and GRANULOSA CELLS in the Graafian follicle (OVARIAN FOLLICLE). The follicular fluid contains sex steroids, glycoprotein hormones, plasma proteins, mucopolysaccharides, and enzymes.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Body Fluids (1966-1989)
Graafian Follicle (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 90
History Note: 90
DeCS ID: 24656
Unique ID: D015571
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/04/07
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Follicular Fluid - Preferred
Concept UI M0023922
Scope note The fluid surrounding the OVUM and GRANULOSA CELLS in the Graafian follicle (OVARIAN FOLLICLE). The follicular fluid contains sex steroids, glycoprotein hormones, plasma proteins, mucopolysaccharides, and enzymes.
Preferred term Follicular Fluid
Entry term(s) Antral Fluid, Ovarian Follicle
Fluid, Follicular
Follicular Fluids
Folliculi, Liquor
Liquor Folliculi



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