Associations to the word «Ovary»

Wiktionary

OVARY, noun. (anatomy) A female reproductive organ, often paired, that produces ova and in mammals secretes the hormones estrogen and progesterone.
OVARY, noun. (botany) The lower part of a pistil or carpel that bears ovules and ripens into fruit.

Dictionary definition

OVARY, noun. The organ that bears the ovules of a flower.
OVARY, noun. (vertebrates) one of usually two organs that produce ova and secrete estrogen and progesterone.

Wise words

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