Ovarian fossa

The ovarian fossa is a shallow depression on the lateral wall of the pelvis, where in the ovary lies.

Ovarian fossa
Female pelvis and its contents, seen from above and in front.
Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. (Diagram is of a male, but internal and external iliac arteries are in similar positions in female)
LatinFossa ovarica
Anatomical terminology

This ovarian fossa has the following boundaries:


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 1254 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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