Definition of Ovarian pregnancy

1. Noun. Ectopic pregnancy in the ovary.

Medical Definition of Ovarian pregnancy

1. Development of an impregnated ovum in an ovarian follicle. See: Spiegelberg's criteria. Synonym: oocyesis, ovariocyesis. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ovarian Pregnancy

ovarian cyst
ovarian cystic disease
ovarian cysts
ovarian dysmenorrhoea
ovarian fibroma
ovarian fimbria
ovarian follicle
ovarian fossa
ovarian function tests
ovarian granulosa cell
ovarian hormone
ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
ovarian ligament
ovarian plexus
ovarian pregnancy (current term)
ovarian stromal tumours
ovarian teratoma
ovarian tumour
ovarian tumours
ovarian varicocele
ovarian vein
ovarian vein syndrome
ovarian veins
ovarian wedge resection

Literary usage of Ovarian pregnancy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"Primary ovarian pregnancy.—CC NORRIS and CB MITCHELL ... 1908, vi, 460) report a case of primary ovarian pregnancy operated upon by JG Clark. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1910)
"Of the recognized modes of extrauterine pregnancy, the most unusual form is that of ovarian pregnancy. The subject of ovarian pregnancy has been carefully ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"OLIVER, J. ovarian pregnancy. Lancet, 1896, ii, 241. 18. ROBSON. Primary ovarian gestation. ... ovarian pregnancy with a report of a case. Tr. Am. Gynec. ..."

4. The Principles and practice of obstetrics by Gunning S. Bedford (1868)
"ovarian pregnancy.—When the embryo becomes developed in the ovary, it is called ovarian pregnancy; in reading upon this point, you will observe much ..."

5. Principles and practice of obstetrics by Joseph Bolivar De Lee (1918)
"ovarian pregnancy.—This is one of the rarest forms, but its occurrence is proved ... To establish the anatomic certainty of an ovarian pregnancy all that is ..."

6. Obstetrics, the science and the art by Charles Delucena Meigs (1867)
"ovarian pregnancy.—As to ovarian pregnancies, I cannot deem them possible, except under the following circumstances. Both Bischoff and Martin Barry have ..."

7. A Treatise on the science and practice of midwifery by William Smoult Playfair (1893)
"It must be admitted that it is extremely difficult to understand how an ovarian pregnancy, in the strict sense of the word, can occur, for it implies that ..."

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