ovarian

adjective ovar·i·an \ ō-ˈver-ē-ən \
variants: or less commonly ovarial play \ō-ˈver-ē-əl\
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of ovarian

:of, relating to, or involving an ovary
  • ovarian cancer

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First Known Use of ovarian

1759


OVARIAN Defined for English Language Learners

ovarian

adjective

Definition of ovarian for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to an ovary


Medical Dictionary

ovarian

adjective ovar·i·an \ ō-ˈvar-ē-ən, -ˈver- \
variants: also ovarial play \-ē-əl\

medical Definition of ovarian

:of, relating to, affecting, or involving an ovary
  • ovarian functions


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