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  • suspensory ligam
  • The ovaries are uncovered in the peritoneal cavity but are tethered to the body wall via the suspensory ligament of the ovary which is a posterior extension of the broad ligament of the uterus. (wikipedia.org)
  • The suspensory ligament of the ovary, also infundibulopelvic ligament (commonly abbreviated IP ligament or simply IP), is a fold of peritoneum that extends out from the ovary to the wall of the pelvis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The suspensory ligament of the ovary is one continuous tissue that connects the ovary to the wall of the pelvis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The prenatal development of the suspensory ligament of the ovary is a part of the development of the reproductive system. (wikipedia.org)
  • fallopian tube
  • 5,11 Tumors that metastasize to the ovary much less frequently include those arising in the cervix, fallopian tube, pancreas, gallbladder, lung, and cutaneous melanoma. (springer.com)
  • In the more posterior region, the suspensory ligament is attached to the upper pole of ovary and infundibulum of fallopian tube via a continuous tissue called the broad ligament. (wikipedia.org)
  • ovarian cancer
  • Although prophylactic ovary removal significantly reduces the risk of ovarian cancer, it cannot completely eliminate the risk of developing an ovarian-cancer-like illness called primary peritoneal cancer. (breastcancer.org)
  • Transitional cell carcinoma of the ovary, abbreviated TCC of the ovary, is a rare type of ovarian cancer that has an appearance similar to urothelial carcinoma (also known as transitional cell carcinoma). (wikipedia.org)
  • pollen
  • Above the ovary is the style and the stigma, which is where the pollen lands and germinates to grow down through the style to the ovary, and, for each individual pollen grain , to fertilize one individual ovule. (wikipedia.org)
  • epithelial
  • Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells are an epithelial cell line derived from the ovary of the Chinese hamster, often used in biological and medical research and commercially in the production of therapeutic proteins. (wikipedia.org)
  • These tumours do better than other types of epithelial tumours of the ovary. (wikipedia.org)
  • insulin
  • As is true for anyone with high insulin levels, women with polycystic ovaries are more likely to become obese, and they are at a high risk of developing diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol problems and heart disease. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • affects
  • Until doctors know more about how ovary removal in younger women affects long-term health, each woman needs to work with her own doctor to weigh the risks and benefits of this procedure. (breastcancer.org)
  • HIRSUTISM
  • Physical examination includes a pelvic examination to determine the size of the ovaries, and visual inspection of the skin for hirsutism, acne, or other changes. (encyclopedia.com)
  • procedure called
  • Back in Novemebr my OBGYN mentioned to me that if I was having issues tolerating the clomid that they could do a procedure called Ovary Drilling (this is different than a wedge resectional, they don't do that anymore). (dailystrength.org)
  • absent
  • however, if there was a case where one ovary was absent or dysfunctional then the other ovary would continue providing eggs to be released without any changes in cycle length or frequency. (wikipedia.org)
  • cancer
  • In 1957, Theodore T. Puck obtained a female Chinese hamster from Dr. George Yerganian's laboratory at the Boston Cancer Research Foundation and used it to derive the original Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cell line. (wikipedia.org)
  • women
  • While most women are not regularly aware of their ovaries, many women do experience pain or discomfort in that area from time to time. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Women who undergo prophylactic ovary removal can no longer have children. (breastcancer.org)
  • After ovary removal, some women experience depression or anxiety about their loss of fertility. (breastcancer.org)
  • There are conflicting opinions about whether or not women should take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after ovary removal. (breastcancer.org)
  • A 2006 Mayo Clinic study of more than 2,500 women found that women under 45 who had ovary removal without hormone replacement therapy were at increased risk of dying from a range of medical conditions later in life. (breastcancer.org)
  • organ
  • Gynecologists often see it as a gynecological problem, with the ovaries being the primary organ affected. (wikipedia.org)
  • outer
  • The ovaries are surrounded by a capsule, and have an outer cortex and an inner medulla. (wikipedia.org)
  • This area is about 4 cm x 3 cm x 2 cm in size.The ovaries are surrounded by a capsule, and have an outer cortex and an inner medulla. (wikipedia.org)