Follicle

Definition of Follicle

Fol´li`cle
n.1.(Bot.) A simple podlike pericarp which contains several seeds and opens along the inner or ventral suture, as in the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
2.(Anat.) A small cavity, tubular depression, or sac; as, a hair follicle.

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alveolation, alveolus, antrum, armpit, basin, boll, bowl, burr, capsule, cavity, cod, concave, concavity, crater, crypt, cup, depression, dip, fold, funnel chest, hole, hollow, hollow shell, hull, husk, lacuna, legume, legumen, pease cod, pericarp, pit, pocket, pod, punch bowl, scoop, seed pod, seed vessel, seedbox, seedcase, shell, silique, sink, sinus, socket, trough, vug
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