Usage examples for ovary

  1. It cannot, of course, be maintained that the Bennettiteae, or any other Mesozoic Cycadophyta at present known, were on the direct line of descent of the Angiosperms, for there are some important points of difference, as, for example, in the great complexity of the stamens, and in the fact that the ovary- wall or pericarp was not formed by the carpels themselves, but by the accompanying sterile scale- leaves. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  2. The outer covering is the wall of the ovary, the inner the seed- coat. – Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf by Jane H. Newell
  3. It is known to be almost if not quite impossible to remove the ovary completely from a hen, owing to its close attachment over the great post- caval vein. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  4. The ovary was represented by a smooth, slightly elevated deep black eminence 1 cm. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham