anovulation

anovulation

[an-ov-yuh-ley-shuhn, -oh-vyuh-, an-ov-yuh-, -oh-vyuh-]
noun
the absence of ovulation.

Origin:
1965–70; an-1 + ovulation

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anovulation (ˌænɒvjʊˈleɪʃən)
 
n
failure to produce eggs or to discharge them from an ovary
 
[C20: from an- + ovulate]
 
anovulatory
 
adj

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anovulation an·o·vu·la·tion (ān-ō'vyə-lā'shən, -ŏv'yə-)
n.
Suspension or cessation of ovulation.

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