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ovarium

[oh-vair-ee-uh m] /oʊˈvɛər i əm/
noun, plural ovaria
[oh-vair-ee-uh] /oʊˈvɛər i ə/ (Show IPA).
Archaic.
1.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; < Neo-Latin; see ovary
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Examples for ovarium
  • Thus in plants, the office of the pistil is to allow the pollen-tubes to reach the ovules within the ovarium.
ovarium in Medicine

ovarium ovar·i·um (ō- vār'ē- ŭm)
n.
Ovary.

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