Definition of 'ovary'
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The complete removal of the womb and both ovaries is a last resort. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Another is that it is far from clear how sugar or sweeteners could damage eggs in the womb or the ovaries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These could range from implants that suppress ovarian activity to surgery to remove the ovaries and womb (hysterectomy) in extreme cases. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A healthy woman 's ovaries do not stop working overnight and the gradual decline in hormone production typically begins 15 years earlier. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Docs cut or block the tubes between the ovary and the womb. The Sun (2010)The definitive approach is surgically to remove the ovaries. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The scan shows there are ten eggs on one ovary and six on the other. The Sun (2012)These are similar to the natural hormones women produce in their ovaries. The Sun (2014)In the worst cases surgical removal of the womb and ovaries may be required. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Six embryos were placed in storage before she underwent a successful operation to remove her ovaries. Times, Sunday Times (2006)During our reproductive years most of the oestrogen in our bodies is produced by the ovaries. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)It also cuts the chances of ovary and womb cancer and it makes periods lighter and less painful. The Sun (2009)Both ovaries were removed and the healthy one frozen in the hope she could one day become a mum. The Sun (2014)Women who want their eggs removed and stored must take medication to prompt their ovaries to produce multiple eggs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When they did a scan, there was a massive cyst on one of my ovaries. The Sun (2010)You know about ovary, womb and cervix cancer. The Sun (2012)Is it better to have just the ovaries removed, or the uterus as well? Times, Sunday Times (2012)It reduces the risk of cancer of the ovary, womb and bowel. The Sun (2016)The tumour was so big, it weighed about six kilos and had burst one of my ovaries. The Sun (2012)This not only deprives women of ovarian oestrogen, but also of the testosterone that the ovaries produce. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I only have one ovary but the chances of me being able to conceive are the same. The Sun (2011)I don't feel like a woman without my ovaries. The Sun (2016)To obtain sufficient ovarian tissue to ensure a successful graft, one of the woman 's entire ovaries has to be removed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A British woman has given birth after tissue removed and frozen ten years ago while she had cancer treatment was transplanted back into her ovaries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'ovary'
British English: ovary /ˈəʊvərɪ/ NOUN
A woman's ovaries are the two organs in her body that produce eggs.
- American English: ovary
- Arabic: مِبْيَضٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ovário
- Chinese: 卵巢
- Croatian: jajnik
- Czech: vaječník
- Danish: æggestok
- Dutch: ovarium
- European Spanish: ovario
- Finnish: munasarja
- French: ovaire
- German: Eierstock
- Greek: ωοθήκη
- Italian: ovaio
- Japanese: 卵巣
- Korean: 난소
- Norwegian: eggstokk
- Polish: jajnik
- European Portuguese: ovário
- Romanian: ovar
- Russian: яичник
- Spanish: ovario
- Swedish: äggstock
- Thai: รังไข่ของสตรี
- Turkish: yumurtalık sağlık
- Ukrainian: яєчник
- Vietnamese: buồng trứng
Definition of ovary from the Collins English Dictionary
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