\ˈə͡ʊvəɹi], \ˈəʊvəɹi], \ˈəʊ_v_ə_ɹ_i]\
Definitions of OVARY
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By Princeton University
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By Noah Webster.
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
1. Ovarium, ootheca, oophoron; one of the two reproductive glands in the female, containing the ova or germ cells. Its stroma is a vascular connective tissue containing numbers of Graafian vesicles (folliculi oophori vesiculosi) enclosing the ova; surrounding this is a more condensed layer of the same substance as the stroma, formerly called the tunica albuginea. 2. In botany, the lower expanded part of the pistil of a flower, containing the ovule.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
By William R. Warner
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
The structure in which the ova are developed. In the human species the ovaries are two flattened, oval bodies, one on each side, situated in the posterior layer of the broad ligament of the uterus, each averaging about 1 1/2 in. long, 3/4 in wide, and 1/2 in. thick. The organ weighs from 60 to 100 grains. Its two sides and the upper border are free; the lower border (the hilum) is attached to the broad ligament; and to the upper end is attached one of the fimbriae of the oviduct, [Lat.]
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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