ovary - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] medical 

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/ˈəʊv(ə)ri/
singularovary
pluralovaries
  1. one of the two organs in the body of a woman or other female animal that produce eggs and the sex hormones progesterone and oestrogen. Eggs travel from the ovaries down the fallopian tubes to the uterus. If the eggs are fertilized, an embryo will develop.