[oh-vair-ee-uh n] /oʊˈvɛər i ən/
of or relating to an .
“pertaining to an ovary or the ovaries,” 1810, see ovary + -ian.
ovarian adjective (ō-vâr’ē-ən)
- Ovarian artery
ovarian artery n. An artery with its origin in the aorta, with distribution to the ureter, ovary, ovarian ligament, and uterine tube, and with anastomosis to the uterine artery.
- Ovarian cycle
ovarian cycle n. The normal sex cycle that includes development of an ovarian follicle, rupture of the follicle, discharge of the ovum, and formation and regression of a corpus luteum.
- Ovarian fossa
ovarian fossa n. The depression in the parietal peritoneum of the pelvis in which the ovary is situated.
- Ovarian pregnancy
ovarian pregnancy n. An ectopic pregnancy developing in an ovarian follicle. Also called ovariocyesis.