Definition of Ovary. Meaning of Ovary. Synonyms of Ovary

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Definition of Ovary

Ovary
Ovary O"va*ry, n.; pl. Ovaries. [NL. ovarium, fr. L. ovum egg: cf. F. ovaire. See Oval.] 1. (Bot.) That part of the pistil which contains the seed, and in most flowering plants develops into the fruit. See Illust. of Flower. 2. (Zo["o]l. & Anat.) The essential female reproductive organ in which the ova are produced. See Illust. of Discophora.

Meaning of Ovary from wikipedia

- The ovary is an organ found in the female reproductive system that produces an ovum. When released, this travels down the fallopian tube into the uterus...
- Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is the most common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age. The syndrome is named after the characteristic...
- In the flowering plants, an ovary is a part of the female reproductive organ of the flower or gynoecium. Specifically, it is the part of the pistil which...
- The stroma of the ovary is a unique type of connective tissue abundantly supplied with blood vessels, consisting for the most part of spindle-shaped stroma...
- Ovarian cancer is a cancer that forms in or on an ovary. It results in abnormal cells that have the ability to invade or spread to other parts of the...
- the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants that is formed from the ovary after flowering. Fruits are the means by which flowering plants (also known...
- The medulla of ovary (or Zona vasculosa of Waldeyer) is a highly vascular stroma in the center of the ovary. It forms from embryonic mesenchyme and contains...
- the ovary, also infundibulopelvic ligament (commonly abbreviated IP ligament or simply IP), is a fold of peritoneum that extends out from the ovary to...
- distinct ovaries. In a syncarpous gynoecium, the "fused" ovaries of the constituent carpels may be referred to collectively as a single compound ovary. It...
- An ovary is a reproductive organ in female vertebrate. Ovary may also refer to: Ovary (botany), reproductive organ in plants Leopold Óváry, Hungarian...