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ovarian artery, arteria ovarica(noun)
the artery that branches from the aorta and supplies blood to the ovaries
In human anatomy, the ovarian artery is a blood vessel that supplies oxygenated blood to the ovary. It arises from the abdominal aorta below the renal artery, and does not pass out of the abdominal cavity. It can be found in the suspensory ligament of the ovary, anterior to the ovarian vein and ureter.
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