Recent Examples of ovary from the Web
One cleric claimed — with no evidence — that driving harmed women’s ovaries.
The liquid contains a chemical that destroys the egg-containing follicles in female rats’ ovaries and impairs sperm production in males.
Menopause occurs naturally as the amount of estrogen and progesterone produced by the body declines, eventually causing the ovaries to stop producing eggs and periods to cease.
Some researchers have subsequently theorized that talc causes cancer because particles can travel up the reproductive system, causing inflammation in the ovaries.
Plaintiffs in the talc cases, citing studies from 1971 on, said that talc in baby powder can be absorbed by the reproductive system and cause inflammation in the ovaries when applied for feminine hygiene purposes.
The announcement struck close to home: Jarnagin, 30, had an ovary removed because of endometriosis just over a week ago and was prescribed hormonal birth control to keep the disorder in check.
During ovulation, your uterus releases an egg from the ovary into the fallopian tube.
Her diagnosis: an ovarian torsion, a condition that occurs when your ovary and/or fallopian tube twists around the ligaments they're suspended by.
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