ovary

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ovary

in trees and other plants. the part of the flower that produces the ovules and becomes the fruit at maturity.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
ovary (noun)
1.
one of the typically paired essential female reproductive organs that produce eggs and in vertebrates female sex hormones
2.
the enlarged rounded usually basal portion of the pistil or gynoecium of an angiospermous plant that bears the ovules and consists of one or more carpels - see flower illustration
ovary
ovary (Wikipedia)
For ovary as part of plants, see Ovary (botany).
"Ovaria" redirects here. This is also a proposed section and a synonym of Solanum.
As a component of names, see Overy.
Ovary
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Blood supply of the human female reproductive organs. The left ovary is the oval shaped structure visible above the label "ovarian arteries".
Details
Artery ovarian artery, uterine artery
Vein ovarian vein
Nerve ovarian plexus
Lymph Paraaortic lymph node
Identifiers
Latin ovarium
MeSH A05.360.319.114.630
TA A09.1.01.001
FMA 7209
Anatomical terminology

The ovary (From Latin: ovarium, literally "egg" or "nut") is an ovum-producing reproductive organ, often found in pairs in the female as part of the vertebrate female reproductive system. Birds have only one functional ovary (the left), while the other remains vestigial. Ovaries in females are analogous to testes in males, in that they are both gonads and endocrine glands. Although ovaries occur in a wide variety of animals, both vertebrate and invertebrate, this article is primarily about human ovaries.

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