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follicle (s), follicles (pl)
1. A small anatomical bodily cavity, sac, or gland involved in secretion or excretion.
2. A crypt or minute cul-de-sac or lacuna; such as, the depression in the skin from which the hair emerges.
3. A spherical mass of cells usually containing a cavity.
4. A dry, single-chambered fruit that splits along only one seam to release its seeds, as in larkspur and milkweed.
5. A dry dehiscent fruit developed from a single carpel and containing many seeds; splits along one suture only to release seeds on ripening.
6. A small bag filled with air.
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