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mesovarium

[mez-uh-vair-ee-uh m, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈvɛər i əm, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/
noun, plural mesovaria
[mez-uh-vair-ee-uh, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈvɛər i ə, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy.
1.
the mesentery of the ovary.
Origin of mesovarium
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; mes- + ovarium
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mesovarium in Medicine

mesovarium mes·o·var·i·um (měz'ō-vâr'ē-əm, měs'-)
n. pl. mes·o·var·i·a (-ē-ə)
A short peritoneal fold connecting the anterior border of the ovary with the posterior layer of the broad ligament of the uterus.

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