mesovarium

[ mez-uh-vair-ee-uh m, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh- ]
/ ˌmɛz əˈvɛər i əm, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə- /

noun, plural mes·o·var·i·a [mez-uh-vair-ee-uh, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈvɛər i ə, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/. Anatomy.

the mesentery of the ovary.

Nearby words

  1. mesothelium,
  2. mesotherapy,
  3. mesothorax,
  4. mesothorium,
  5. mesotron,
  6. mesozoa,
  7. mesozoan,
  8. mesozoic,
  9. mesquite,
  10. mess

Origin of mesovarium

First recorded in 1885–90; mes- + ovarium

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Medicine definitions for mesovarium

mesovarium

[ mĕz′ō-vârē-əm ]

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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