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ovary

A hormone-producing female reproductive organ located near the uterus. It produces eggs (ova)….

ovulation

The process in a woman’s menstrual cycle when the ovary releases an egg (ovum)….

ovum/ova

The female egg/s produced and released by the ovary….

epithelial ovarian cancer

Cancer that starts in the epithelium of the ovary.

non-epithelial ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer that does not start in the lining of the ovary. Types include germ cell ovarian cancer and sex-cord stromal cancer….

fallopian tubes

Two long, finger-like tubes extending from the uterus to the ovaries. They carry fertilised eggs from the ovary to the uterus.