hyperovarianism

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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hyperovarianism hy·per·o·var·i·an·ism (hī'pər-ō-vâr'ē-ə-nĭz'əm)
n.
A condition of sexual precocity in girls due to premature development of the ovaries accompanied by the secretion of ovarian hormones.

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