OvaryJAMA Part of the female reproductive system. One of a pair of female gonads (a gamete-producing gland) found on each side of the lower abdomen, beside the uterus, in a fold of the broad ligament. At ovulation, an egg is extruded from a follicle on the surface of the ovary under the stimulation of certain hormones.
one of the 2 female gonads located within the abdomen
on either side of the uterus. The ovaries are the site of egg (ova) storage
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