ovarian etymology

English word ovarian comes from English -an, English ovary

Detailed word origin of ovarian

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-an English (eng) Appended to nouns to form an agent noun. (When males with a profession are distinguished from females, males are -an, females -(i)enne.). Of or pertaining to; an adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. (Often added to words of Latin origin, but also used with words of other origins. When a word ends in a, -n is used instead.).
ovary English (eng) (anatomy) A female reproductive organ, often paired, that produces ova and in mammals secretes the hormones estrogen and progesterone.. (botany) The lower part of a pistil or carpel that bears ovules and ripens into fruit.
ovarian English (eng) (medicine) Relating to the ovaries.

Words with the same origin as ovarian

Descendants of -an
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Descendants of ovary
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