How Do You Spell OVARY?

Correct spelling for the English word "ovary" is [ˈəʊ_v_ə_ɹ_ɪ], [ˈə͡ʊvəɹɪ], [ˈə‍ʊvəɹɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Plural form of OVARY is OVARIES

Definition of OVARY

  1. 1. Ovarium, ootheca, oophoron; one of the two reproductive glands in the female, containing the ova or germ cells. Its stroma is a vascular connective tissue containing numbers of Graafian vesicles (folliculi oophori vesiculosi) enclosing the ova; surrounding this is a more condensed layer of the same substance as the stroma, formerly called the tunica albuginea. 2. In botany, the lower expanded part of the pistil of a flower, containing the ovule.

Common Misspellings for OVARY

Below is the list of 282 misspellings for the word "ovary".

Usage Examples for OVARY

  1. The introduced ovary usually dies and is absorbed. - "Hormones and Heredity" by J. T. Cunningham
  2. If more than one was come down out of the ovary, and advanced to a good size, doubtless then she would that spring lay more than one. - "The-Natural-History-of-Selborne" by White, Gilbert
  3. But rhythmical movement is characteristic of all physiological actions- of the beating of the heart, the secretions of the stomach, the congestion of the spleen, the circulation of the brain, quite as decidedly as of the ripening of cells in the ovary. - "The Education of American Girls" by Anna Callender Brackett