also ovarial adjective Date: circa 1834 of, relating to, or involving an ovary <
ovarian cancer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ovarian — OVARIÁN, Ă, ovarieni, e, adj. Care aparţine ovarelor (1), privitor la ovare. [pr.: ri an] – Din fr. ovarien. Trimis de ana zecheru, 11.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  ovarián adj. m. (sil. ri an), pl. ovariéni (sil. ri eni); f …   Dicționar Român

  • Ovarian — O*va ri*an, Ovarial O*va ri*al, a. Of or pertaining to an ovary. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ovarian — 1840, see OVARY (Cf. ovary) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ovarian — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to the ovaries …   English terms dictionary

  • ovarian — [[t]oʊve͟əriən[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Ovarian means in or relating to the ovaries. ...a new treatment for ovarian cancer …   English dictionary

  • ovarian — Relating to the ovary. * * * ovar·i·an ō var ē ən, ver also ovar·i·al ē əl adj of, relating to, affecting, or involving an ovary <ovarian functions> …   Medical dictionary

  • ovarian — o|var|i|an [əuˈveəriən US ouˈver ] adj relating to the ovary ▪ ovarian cancer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ovarian — o|var|i|an [ ou veriən ] adjective MEDICAL relating to a woman s ovaries: ovarian cancer …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ovarian — adjective related to the ovary: ovarian cancer …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ovarian — UK [əʊˈveərɪən] / US [oʊˈverɪən] adjective medical relating to a woman s ovaries ovarian cancer …   English dictionary

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