Ovarian fossa Definition
It refers to a shallow depression in the parietal peritoneum of the pelvis.
Ovarian fossa Location
This dent is bordered by the urethra and the broad ligament holding up the uterus. It is superiorly surrounded by the external iliac vessels, posteriorly by the internal iliac vessels and ureter and by the broad ligament of the uterus anteriorly and inferiorly.
Ovarian fossa Function
The ovary is located in this depression.
Ovarian fossa Pictures
Take a peek at these images to know how this pelvic depression appears to view.
Picture 1 – Ovarian fossa
Picture 2 – Ovarian fossa Image