Mention the 2 functions of ovaries in human female reproductive system.

There are two main functions of ovaries:

  • It produces ova (egg) every month in a female during menstrual cycle.
  • It produces female sex hormones, i.e. estrogen and progesterone, which play an important role in the development of secondary sexual characteristics in female and in pregnancy.


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ovaries produce female gamates called ova

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