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Ovarian fossa

ovarian fossa

A depression in the parietal peritoneum of the pelvis; it is bounded in front by the obliterated umbilical artery, and behind by the ureter and the uterine vessels; it lodges the ovary.

Synonym: fossa ovarica, claudius' fossa.


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