OBO ID: ZFA:0009229
Term Name: theca cell Search Ontology:
Synonyms: theca cells
Definition: A flattened stroma cell forming a sheath or theca outside the basal lamina lining the mature ovarian follicle. Thecal interstitial or stromal cells are steroidogenic, and produce primarily androgens which serve as precursors of estrogens in the granulosa cells.
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: CL:0000503, TAO:0009229
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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