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ovary in Human topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishovaryo‧va‧ry /ˈəʊvəri $ ˈoʊ-/ noun (plural ovaries) [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 HBthe part of a female that produces eggs2 HBPthe part of a female plant that produces seeds
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ovaryIt will convince each ovary that the other has won the trick.At 21, she is beyond the normal breeding age, and her ovaries are not functioning.Estradiol-1 7, B is considered to be the true ovarian hormone because it is secreted almost entirely by the ovaries.And many women who have had surgical removal of the ovaries find that the difference in desire can be quite sudden.Most cases of ovarian cancer arise on the epithelial surface of the ovary, not in the ovary itself.The ovaries will begin to produce their eggs and discharge them, normally one at a time about once a month.Reproductive system After the menopause, women are no longer able to bear children, as their ovaries stop releasing eggs.