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mulberry ovary

 

Definition: the type of ovary produced by the administration of anterior pituitary extracts to immature rats; such an ovary contains many more follicles than normal, with the follicles in various stages of development and with prominent corpora lutea on their surfaces, thus the perceived resemblance to a mulberry.

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