Associations to the word «Ovarian»


OVARIAN, adjective. (medicine) Relating to the ovaries.
OVARIAN CYCLE, noun. (physiology) This cycle is associated with the maturation of the oocyte and its discharge from the ovary, from where it passes through the oviduct to the uterus.
OVARIAN CYST, noun. Any collection of fluid, surrounded by a very thin wall, within an ovary; any ovarian follicle that is larger than about two centimeters is termed an ovarian cyst.
OVARIAN CYSTS, noun. Plural of ovarian cyst
OVARIAN FOLLICLE, noun. (anatomy) A spherical cellular aggregation found in the ovaries, each of them containing a single oocyte, or an immature ovum.
OVARIAN LIGAMENT, noun. (anatomy) A fibrous ligament that connects the ovary to the lateral surface of the uterus.

Dictionary definition

OVARIAN, adjective. Of or involving the ovaries; "ovarian cancer".

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