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  • The following term was not found in MeSH: A06.407.312.497.


The reproductive organ (GONADS) in female animals. In vertebrates, the ovary contains two functional parts: the OVARIAN FOLLICLE for the production of female germ cells (OOGENESIS); and the endocrine cells (GRANULOSA CELLS; THECA CELLS; and LUTEAL CELLS) for the production of ESTROGENS and PROGESTERONE.

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Tree Number(s): A05.360.319.114.630, A05.360.576.497, A06.300.312.497

MeSH Unique ID: D010053

Entry Terms:

  • Ovaries

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