This illustration shows the normal stages of egg development in the ovary. The stages are shown in a clockwise direction, starting with the primordial follicle.
- Last reviewed on 4/5/2016
- Irina Burd, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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