Relating to a follicle or follicles.

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fol·lic·u·lar (fə-likґu-lər) [L. follicularis] of or pertaining to a follicle or follicles.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Follicular — Fol*lic u*lar, a. 1. Like, pertaining to, or consisting of, a follicles or follicles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Affecting the follicles; as, follicular pharyngitis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • follicular — follicle ► NOUN ▪ a small glandular cavity or pouch, especially that in which the root of a hair develops. DERIVATIVES follicular adjective. ORIGIN Latin folliculus little bag …   English terms dictionary

  • follicular — adjective see follicle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • follicular — adj. [L. dim. follis, windbag] Pertaining to or having follicles …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • follicular — /feuh lik yeuh leuhr/, adj. 1. pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling a follicle or follicles; provided with follicles. 2. Pathol. affecting or originating in a follicle or follicles. Also, folliculate /feuh lik yeuh lit, layt /,… …   Universalium

  • follicular — adjective Of, pertaining to, having or resembling follicles …   Wiktionary

  • follicular — adj. pertaining to a small sac or gland (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • follicular — fol·lic·u·lar …   English syllables

  • follicular — /fəˈlɪkjələ/ (say fuh likyuhluh) adjective 1. relating to, consisting of, or resembling a follicle or follicles; provided with follicles. 2. Pathology relating to a follicle. Also, folliculate, folliculated …   Australian-English dictionary

  • follicular — adjective of or relating to or constituting a follicle (Freq. 1) • Pertains to noun: ↑follicle • Derivationally related forms: ↑follicle …   Useful english dictionary

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