Follicular fluid

Follicular fluid is a liquid which fills the follicular antrum and surrounds the ovum in an ovarian follicle. This fluid is rich in hyaluronic acid, and is used in a modified intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) called physiological ICSI (PICSI), semi-viscous and yellow in colour.[1]

Follicular fluid
Human ovum examined fresh in the liquor folliculi
Latinliquor folliculi
Anatomical terminology


  1. Fahiminiya, S; Gérard, N (June 2010). "[Follicular fluid in mammals]". Gynecologie, obstetrique & fertilite. 38 (6): 402–4. doi:10.1016/j.gyobfe.2010.04.010. PMID 20576551.

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