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.
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Oophorectomy can be performed by clamping and ligature of the mesovarium pedicle.
The attachment of the ovary to the posterior layer of the broad ligament is known as the mesovarium.
Next, a window was created in the mesovarium, on both sides of the ovarian pedicle, topper form electrocoagulation.
Delay in handling prolapsed mass outweighs and may result into rupture of mesovarium and ovarian artery leading to internal haemorrahages and finally death due to shock (Noakes et al.
After this step, the animals were placed in a left lateral recumbent position (Figure IB) to promote the displacement of the viscera to the contralateral side and facilitate access to the right mesovarium region.
1976), but leiomyomas which develop from smooth muscles in the mesovarium have only been reported in the bitch, the queen, the sow, the human and the rat (Chassey et al.