Medulla of ovary

The medulla of ovary (or Zona vasculosa of Waldeyer) is a highly vascular stroma in the center of the ovary. It forms from embryonic mesenchyme and contains blood vessels, lymphatic vessels, and nerves.

Medulla of ovary
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Latinmedulla ovarii
TA98A09.1.01.012
TA23479
FMA18616
Anatomical terminology

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

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  This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 1256 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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