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the organ that bears the ovules of a flower

(vertebrates) one of usually two organs that produce ova and secrete estrogen and progesterone

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Delay in diagnosis is another important factor in metastasis to the ovary, contributing to 38% of cases in a study.
The number of oocytes present in the 1-g center ovary samples ranged from 879-1,996 oocytes, with a mean of 1,299 [+ or -] 273 (s.
Researchers in those studies usually evaluated cardiovascular disease risk factors years after hysterectomy and/or ovary removal and did not assess individual risk factor levels pre-surgery.
Haddock is a batch-spawning species with group synchronous ovary organization and determinate fecundity (Clay 1989; Murua and Saborido-Rey, 2003).
Squamous elements are most commonly identified in the ovary as part of a mature cystic teratoma (or dermoid cyst).
We have consistently called for research to assess whether hysterectomy is actually the only effective treatment for common conditions, and whether ovary removal is a useful preventive strategy.
While freezing eggs can offer women some peace of mind, storing larger pieces of the ovary guarantees thousands more eggs and a higher chance of having a baby, he said.
Marianna University School of Medicine Hospital is scheduled to begin shortly clinical research on ways to freeze and preserve human ovary cells.
The ovary can become enlarged and it can affect fertility.
A WOMAN given the world's first ovary transplant gave birth to a baby girl in London yesterday.
Polycystic ovary syndrome; current controversies, from the ovary to the pancreas.
The size (length, width and thickness) and weight of each ovary were measured.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in reproductive age women.
Had I known that a cyst the size of a grapefruit had begun to shift and turn in the place where my right ovary should have been, I would have made straight for A&E.