ovary

Part of speech: adjective

Ovarian.

Part of speech: noun

An organ where an egg or seed is developed.

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Usage examples "ovary":

  1. The ovum travels down the tube which corresponds to the ovary where it originated. - "The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy", J. Morris Slemons.
  2. A strange feature of this abnormal occurrence is that disease of one ovary only causes antlers to develop on one side only- and this on the side opposite to that of the diseased gland. - "Feminism and Sex-Extinction", Arabella Kenealy.
  3. In the female, the ovary is frequently the seat of dropsical accumulation to such an extent as to distend the abdomen very considerably. - "Surgical Anatomy", Joseph Maclise.