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mesovarium

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

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Origin of mesovarium

First recorded in 1885–90; mes- + ovarium
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Medical 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.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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