oophoron


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oophoron

 [o-of´o-ron]
an ovary.

o·oph·or·on

(ō-of'ōr-on),
Rarely used term for ovary.
[G. ōon, egg, + phoros, bearing]

oophoron

/ooph·o·ron/ (o-of´ah-ron) ovary.

o·va·ry

(ō'vă-rē) [TA]
One of the paired female reproductive glands containing the oocytes (ova) or germ cells; its stroma is a vascular connective tissue containing ovarian follicles, each enclosing an oocyte; surrounding this stroma is a denser layer called the tunica albuginea.
Synonym(s): ovarium [TA] , oophoron.
[Mod. L. ovarium, fr. ovum, egg]

oophoron

Obsolete term for the OVARY. From the Greek roots oon , an egg and phoros , bearing.

oophoron

an ovary.