of or relating to an ovary.
- pseu·do·var·i·an, adjective
- sub·o·var·i·an, adjective
- trans·o·var·i·an, adjective
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How to use ovarian in a sentence
Franklin, in her 30s, developed ovarian cancer, “which may have been the result of the massive radiation exposure she experienced during her laboratory work,” writes Markel, who is a physician.One of the Most Egregious Ripoffs in the History of Science - Issue 107: The Edge | Kevin Berger | October 20, 2021 | Nautilus
For the cells to mature, the team had to incubate them with fresh ovarian tissue from mice—a workaround that’s both a bit icky and totally impractical for any future infertility treatments.Scientists Bred Healthy Mice Using Artificial Eggs and Ovaries Made From Stem Cells | Shelly Fan | July 27, 2021 | Singularity Hub
When the woman is ready for pregnancy, she returns to the lab to have her ovarian tissue thawed and returned to the ovary.What 20th century science fiction got right and wrong about the future of babies | Robin Marantz Henig | July 15, 2021 | Science News
Further complicating the whole process was the fact that I’d need to take at least a month off from running to avoid ovarian torsion, a condition in which the ovary twists around the ligaments that holds it, cutting off blood flow.
Lanier has been involved in several high-profile lawsuits, including a case in which 22 women claimed Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder products caused ovarian cancer.Subway’s tuna is not tuna, but a ‘mixture of various concoctions,’ a lawsuit alleges | Tim Carman | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
A turning point came some 25 years ago, when her close friend Carol contracted ovarian cancer.The Nurse Coaching People Through Death by Starvation | Nick Tabor | November 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Must both ovarian and testicular tissue be present for a person to be “counted”?
Women with HBOC hold a lifetime risk of 50-85 percent for breast cancer and 15-40 percent for ovarian cancer.Study Shows “Angelina Effect” Leads to Unnecessary Procedures for Some Breast Cancer Patients | Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD | May 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Her mother, after a nearly decade-long struggle, succumbed to ovarian cancer in 2007 at age 56.
Aspirin inhibits ovarian-tumor cell growth by as much as 68 percent.Can Taking Aspirin Once a Day Reduce Risk of Cancer, Stroke, and More? | Anneli Rufus | March 22, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Also present are numerous ovarian eggs having diameters up to about 3.5 mm.Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala | William E. Duellman
In medium-sized ovarian eggs this network is very easily seen, and extends through the whole yolk.
This area will be spoken of as the ovarian area or region, since the primitive ova are confined to it.
The right ovarian ridge, which will henceforth alone engage our attention, has grown very considerably.
The ovarian region grows somewhat in breadth, though in this respect different embryos vary considerably.