highly vascular stroma found in the center of the ovary that forms from embryonic mesenchyme and contains blood vessels, lymphatic vessels, and nerves; 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. [ http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/anna ]

Synonyms: medulla ovarii (zona vasculosa) medulla of ovary

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pheno_slim

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zona vasculosa of Waldeyer

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UBERON:0013192

structure notes

composed of loose connective tissue that contains blood vessels, lymph vessels and nerves

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