Pronunciation: (OH-vuh-ree)

One of a pair of female reproductive glands in which the ova, or eggs, are formed. The ovaries are located in the pelvis, one on each side of the uterus.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Anatomy of the female reproductive system. The organs in the female reproductive system include the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix, and vagina. The uterus has a muscular outer layer called the myometrium and an inner lining called the endometrium. Anatomía del aparato reproductor femenino. Los órganos del aparato reproductor femenino incluyen el útero, los ovarios, las trompas de Falopio, el cuello uterino y la vagina. El útero tiene una capa muscular externa que se llama miometrio y un revestimiento interno que se llama endometrio. Date last modified: 2009-08-28Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal CancerCáncer de ovario, de trompa de Falopio y primario de peritoneo