ovari/o, oophor/o (15/22)

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ovari/o or oophor/o is a combining form that refers to “ovary”.

The ovary is a female reproductive organ that releases eggs (ovum) and the hormones estrogen and progesterone. Female traits such as hair growth, breast development, and body shape are shaped by these hormones. Additionally, these hormones affect the cycle of menstruation and fertility.