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Definitions for: FOLLICLE
- (n.) A simple podlike pericarp which contains several seeds and opens along the inner or ventral suture, as in the peony, larkspur and milkweed.
- (n.) A small cavity, tubular depression, or sac; as, a hair follicle.
- (n.) A simple gland or glandular cavity; a crypt.
- (n.) A small mass of adenoid tissue; as, a lymphatic follicle.