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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (vertebrates) one of usually two organs that produce ova and secrete estrogen and progesterone; The organ that bears the ovules of a flower.

Usage examples (32)
  • As part of this study, a small portion of the ovary is surgically removed before starting cancer therapy.
  • Two Mothers/Two Aunts: If a woman conceives a baby thanks to her sister's ovary, is she the baby's mother or aunt?
  • The ovary is a part of the plant in which grow the ovules.
  • We have seen that the ovule from the ovary is the female egg, or principle. for more
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