Ovary

Illustration of the ovary

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The two ovaries are small glands that produce eggs and release hormones. Each ovary is attached to the uterus by a ligament.

Last Updated: November 10, 2008

Medical Review: Joy Melnikow, MD, MPH - Family Medicine & Deborah A. Penava, BA, MD, FRCSC, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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