Medulla of ovary

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Medulla of ovary
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Diagram in French. "Zone medullaire" labeled at bottom left.)
Latin medulla ovarii
Gray's subject #266 1256
Dorlands/Elsevier m_06/12519768

The medulla of ovary (or Zona vasculosa of Waldeyer) is a highly vascular stroma in the center of the ovary.

This stroma forms the tissue of the hilum by which the ovary is attached, and through which the bloodvessels enter: it does not contain any ovarian follicles.

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