Ovaries

Location of the ovaries and uterus, with a close-up of an ovary

The ovaries are two small glands, located on each side of a woman's uterus. They are part of the female reproductive system. The ovaries produce eggs and release sex hormones. Each ovary is attached to the uterus by a ligament.

Current as ofMay 14, 2018

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