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English definition of “ovarian”


adjective     /əʊˈveə.ri.ən/ US  /oʊˈver.i-/
of or relating to the ovaries or an ovary: ovarian cancer an ovarian cystRelating to particular parts of the body
(Definition of ovarian adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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