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Updated January 21, 2012


Female Reproductive Organs-Ovaries

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Definition: The ovary is a small sac that produces the eggs that travel into the uterus to be fertilized by sperm. The ovary also holds the eggs and provides nutrients until they are developed enough to be fertilized.

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