Translation of ovary in Spanish:

ovary

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvəri/

n (plural -ries)

  • [Anatomy/Anatomía] [Botany/Botánica] ovario (masculine)
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    • The remaining uterus, cervix, ovaries, and fallopian tubes were otherwise unremarkable.
    • No other abnormalities were detected in the cervix, uterus, ovaries, or fallopian tubes.
    • Steroids are produced by the cortex or outer layer of the adrenal gland and by the ovaries and testes.
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    • Each carpel has a terminal stigma and a basal ovary with a single ovule.
    • Many possess, at the base of the ovary, a disc-like nectary from which nectar is secreted via modified stomata.
    • If both of the ovaries in a flower contained pollen tubes a mean value was used in the analyses.

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