mesovarium

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mesovarium

 [mez″o-var´e-um]
the portion of the broad ligament between the mesometrium and mesosalpinx, enclosing and holding the ovary in place.

mes·o·va·ri·um

, pl.

mes·o·va·ri·a

(mez'ō-vā'rē-ŭm, -ă), [TA]
Portion of the broad ligament of the uterus that reflects onto and suspends the ovary.
Synonym(s): mesoarium
[meso- + L. ovarium, ovary]

mesovarium

/meso·va·ri·um/ (-var´e-um) the portion of the broad ligament between the mesometrium and mesosalpinx, which encloses and holds the ovary in place.

mes·o·va·ri·um

, pl. mesovaria (mez'ō-vā'rē-ŭm, -ă) [TA]
A short peritoneal fold connecting the anterior border of the ovary with the posterior layer of the broad ligament of the uterus.
[meso- + L. ovarium, ovary]

mesovarium

the portion of the broad ligament enclosing and holding the ovary in place.