folículo

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin folliculus. Compare the doublets folhelho and folilho.

Noun[edit]

folículo m (plural folículos)

  1. (anatomy) follicle (small cavity or sac)
  2. (botany) follicle (type of primitive dry fruit)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin folliculus. Compare the doublet hollejo.

Noun[edit]

folículo m ‎(plural folículos)

  1. (anatomy, botany) follicle

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