hyperovaria

hyperovaria

[hahy-per-oh-vair-ee-uh]
noun Pathology.
precocious sexuality in girls due to abnormally heavy ovarian secretion.
Also, hyperovarianism [hahy-per-oh-vair-ee-uh-niz-uhm] , hyperovarism [hahy-per-oh-vuh-riz-uhm] .


Origin:
hyper- + Neo-Latin ovaria, derivative of ovarium ovary; see -a2

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