Ovary

This post was written by admin on January 17, 2010
Posted Under: Glossary

Main reproductive organ in Female sex,that is connected to a uterus; It can have different Shapes, Structure that sometimes has Taxonomic importance

-In Nematodes,there is one or two Tubular ovaries,rarely more,like:

Four : e.g. Polydelphis

Six  : e.g. Hexametra

Thirty two : e.g. Placentonema gigantissima

-In Cestodes,sometimes Multilobate, e.g. in Amphilina japonica (ovary has Ovarian lobes-up to 10- and Ovarian core)

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