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Descriptor English: Follicular Atresia
Descriptor Spanish: Atresia Folicular
Descriptor Portuguese: Atresia Folicular
Descriptor French: Atrésie folliculaire
Entry term(s): Atresia, Follicular
Atresias, Follicular
Follicular Atresias
Tree number(s): G08.686.290
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005496
Scope note: The degeneration and resorption of an OVARIAN FOLLICLE before it reaches maturity and ruptures.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
DE drug effects
EH ethnology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PX psychology
RE radiation effects
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Graafian Follicle (1966-1984)
Ovulation (1966-1984)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under FOLLICULAR PHASE 1985-90
History Note: 91(85); was see under FOLLICULAR PHASE 1985-90
DeCS ID: 5633
Unique ID: D005496
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1984/05/31
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Follicular Atresia - Preferred
Concept UI M0008665
Scope note The degeneration and resorption of an OVARIAN FOLLICLE before it reaches maturity and ruptures.
Preferred term Follicular Atresia
Entry term(s) Atresia, Follicular
Atresias, Follicular
Follicular Atresias



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