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What is the meaning of immature follicles in right ovary ?

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Dr. Peter Baumann
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Ovulation

Women's ovaries consist of millions of tightly packed eggs.
Before these eggs are ready to conceive, they need to mature over a two week period. During that process an egg surrounds itself with fluid - this structure is called a follicle. The follicle starts out tiny and grows to about 2.5 cm in diameter - then it's a "mature" follicle - anything less than 2 cm would be "immature".

In brief: Ovulation

Women's ovaries consist of millions of tightly packed eggs.
Before these eggs are ready to conceive, they need to mature over a two week period. During that process an egg surrounds itself with fluid - this structure is called a follicle. The follicle starts out tiny and grows to about 2.5 cm in diameter - then it's a "mature" follicle - anything less than 2 cm would be "immature".
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