ovarian fossa

n.

The depression in the parietal peritoneum of the pelvis in which the ovary is situated.

Nearby words

  1. ovarian,
  2. ovarian artery,
  3. ovarian cycle,
  4. ovarian cyst,
  5. ovarian follicle,
  6. ovarian pregnancy,
  7. ovariectomy,
  8. ovaries,
  9. ovario-,
  10. ovariocele


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