ovarian artery

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Synonyms for ovarian artery

the artery that branches from the aorta and supplies blood to the ovaries

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However, the ovarian stroma obtains its blood from anastomosis, as well as the ovarian artery.
Ruptured ovarian artery aneurysms are extremely rare, occurring during the peripartum or early postpartum periods.
Uterine fibroids: Contrast-enhanced MR angiography to predict ovarian artery supply--initial experience.
Also, the MRI provides a good overview of the vasculature and establishes whether or not the ovarian artery and its collaterals serve the fibroids.
In 1%-2% of women, however, one uterine artery is hypoplastic, and a large communicating artery connects the ovarian artery to the uterus.