Diagrammatic representation of a section through ovary (ovum – egg ) - the female gonad.
Explanation : Ovary is the female gonad, either of the sex glands in the female in which ovaare produced. Ovaries are in pairs, oval organs about 3cm long, 2cm wide and 1 cm thick, situated each one on either side of the uterus, usually near the lateral pelvic wall adjacent to the anterior superior iliac spine. Their major functions are i) ovulation and ii) production of hormones = estrogen and progesterone.
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