Ovarian fossa
The ovary
The ovary is an ovum-producing reproductive organ, often found in pairs as part of the vertebrate female reproductive system. Ovaries in anatomically female individuals are analogous to testes in anatomically male individuals, in that they are both gonads and endocrine glands.-Human anatomy:Ovaries...

 lies in a shallow depression, named the ovarian fossa, on the lateral wall of the pelvis
In human anatomy, the pelvis is the lower part of the trunk, between the abdomen and the lower limbs .The pelvis includes several structures:...


This fossa has the following boundaries:
  • superiorly: by the external iliac vessels
  • anteriorly and inferiorly: by the broad ligament of the uterus
    Broad ligament of the uterus
    The broad ligament of the uterus is the wide fold of peritoneum that connects the sides of the uterus to the walls and floor of the pelvis.-Subdivisions:The broad ligament may be divided into three subcomponents:...

  • posteriorly: by the ureter
    In human anatomy, the ureters are muscular tubes that propel urine from the kidneys to the urinary bladder. In the adult, the ureters are usually long and ~3-4 mm in diameter....

     and internal iliac vessels

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