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ovariotomist | ovariotomy | ovarious | ovaritis | ovarium | ovary | ovate | ovate leaf | ovate-acuminate | ovate-cylindraceous | ovate-lanceolate

ovary

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o=va=ry

CIDE DICTIONARY

ovaryn. [NL. ovarium, fr. L. ovum egg: cf. F. ovaire. See Oval.].
  •  That part of the pistil which contains the seed, and in most flowering plants develops into the fruit. See Illust. of Flower.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The essential female reproductive organ in which the ova are produced. See Illust. of Discophora.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ovary, n. (pl. -ies)
1 each of the female reproductive organs in which ova are produced.
2 the hollow base of the carpel of a flower, containing one or more ovules.

Derivative
ovarian adj. ovariectomy n. (pl. -ies) (in sense 1). ovariotomy n. (pl. -ies) (in sense 1). ovaritis n. (in sense 1).
Etymology
mod.L ovarium (as OVUM)

THESAURUS

ovary

bag, ballocks, balls, basket, beard, breasts, cervix, clitoris, cod, cods, cullions, family jewels, female organs, genitalia, genitals, gonads, labia, labia majora, labia minora, lingam, lips, male organs, meat, nuts, nymphae, penis, phallus, private parts, privates, privy parts, pubic hair, pudenda, reproductive organs, rocks, scrotum, secondary sex characteristic, sex organs, spermary, testes, testicles, uterus, vagina, vulva, womb, yoni

ROGET THESAURUS

ovary

Organization

N organization, organized world, organized nature, living nature, animated nature, living beings, organic remains, fossils, protoplasm, cytoplasm, protein, albumen, structure, organization, organism, biology, natural history, organic chemistry, anatomy, physiology, zoology, botany, microbiology, virology, bacteriology, mycology, naturalist, archegenesis, antherozoid, bioplasm, biotaxy, chromosome, dysmeromorph, ecology, oecology, erythroblast, gametangium, gamete, germinal matter, invagination, isogamy, oogamy, karyaster, macrogamete, microgamete, metabolism, anabolism, catabolism, metaplasm, ontogeny, ovary, ovum, oxidation, phylogeny, polymorphism, protozoa, spermary, spermatozoon, trophoplasm, vacuole, vertebration, zoogloea, zygote, Darwinism, neo-Darwinism, Lamarkism, neoLamarkism, Weismannism, morphology, taxonomy, organic, organized, karyoplasmic, unsegmentic, vacuolar, zoogloeic, zoogloeoid.


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