Descriptor English: Ovary
Descriptor Spanish: Ovario
Descriptor Portuguese: Ovário
Descriptor French: Ovaire
Entry term(s): Ovaires
Tree number(s): A05.360.319.114.630
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The reproductive organ (GONADS) in female animals. In vertebrates, the ovary contains two functional parts: the OVARIAN FOLLICLE for the production of female germ cells (OOGENESIS); and the endocrine cells (GRANULOSA CELLS; THECA CELLS; and LUTEAL CELLS) for the production of ESTROGENS and PROGESTERONE.
Annotation: OVARY, PLANT is also available; /surg permitted but is probably OVARIECTOMY; /abnorm: agenesis or dysgenesis: coord OVARY /abnorm (IM) with GONADAL DYSGENESIS (IM); /cytol: consider also THECA CELLS; inflammation = OOPHORITIS; polycystic ovary, sclerocystic ovary = POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME
Allowable Qualifiers: AB malformations
AH anatomie et histologie
BS vascularisation
CH composition chimique
CY cytologie
DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
DG imagerie diagnostique
EM embryologie
EN enzymologie
GD croissance et développement
IM immunologie
IN traumatismes
IR innervation
ME métabolisme
MI microbiologie
PA anatomopathologie
PH physiologie
PP physiopathologie
PS parasitologie
RE effets des radiations
SU chirurgie
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virologie
Related: Ovariectomie MeSH
DeCS ID: 10230
Unique ID: D010053
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Ovaire - Preferred
Concept UI M0015596
Preferred term Ovaire
Entry term(s) Ovaires

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