follicle

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English[edit]

A hair follicle and nearby structures

Etymology[edit]

From Latin folliculus.

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follicle (plural follicles)

  1. (anatomy) A small cavity or sac, such as a hair follicle.
  2. (botany) A type of primitive dry fruit produced by certain flowering plants.

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