It normally occurs during weeks six and eight of pregnancy, when the placenta takes over production of hormones from the ovaries.
Instead of a virtual punch in the ovaries, Paltrow should get a round of applause.
ovaries, so safe and well,” Fageeh intones, “so you can make lots and lots of babies.
Therefore there is no new family, even admitting that the mothers' ovaries are not depleted.
My doctor says my ovaries are affected also and will have to be taken out.
Only a short time ago I heard a doctor boast of having removed the ovaries of two thousand women.
Can you find any plants that have their stamens and ovaries on separate individuals?
In the anatomy of woman there are two small bodies, in shape and size like large almonds, called the ovaries.
It may be produced by any excitement of the womb or ovaries, and by over-nursing.
In the male the reproductive organs have the same position as the ovaries in the female.
1650s, from Modern Latin ovarium "ovary" (16c.), from Medieval Latin ovaria "the ovary of a bird" (13c.), from Latin ovum "egg," from PIE *owyo-/*oyyo- "egg" (see egg (n.)). In classical Latin, ovarius meant "egg-keeper."
ovary o·va·ry (ō'və-rē)
One of the paired female reproductive organs that produce ova and certain sex hormones, including estrogen. Also called oophoron.
ovarian adjective (ō-vâr'ē-ən)