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ov·u·late

 (ŏv′yə-lāt′, ō′vyə-)
intr.v. ov·u·lat·ed, ov·u·lat·ing, ov·u·lates
To produce ova; discharge eggs from the ovary.

[From ovule.]

ov′u·la′tion n.
ov′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.

ovulatory

(ˈɒvjʊlətərɪ)
adj
(Biology) relating to ovulation
Translations

o·vu·la·to·ry

a. ovulatorio-a, rel. al proceso de ovulación.
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Various scientific studies conclude that there is a 78% higher risk of developing ovulatory infertility in women who consume more carbs than those who follow a low carb diet.
According to the company, the GONAL-f RFF Redi-ject (follitropin alfa injection) is indicated for induction of ovulation and pregnancy in oligo-anovulatory women in whom the cause of infertility is functional and not due to primary ovarian failure and development of multiple follicles in ovulatory women as part of an Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) cycle.
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That it's normal to have irregular menstruation the first two years after menarche, or the first time they ever get their period, as it becomes ovulatory or regular thereafter,' said Fernando.
Gowan notes that the combination of metformin plus cyclic progesterone may help to initiate more frequent ovulatory cycles in women with PCOS, thereby improving fertility.
Table 1 shows the knowledge of women about the ovulatory or menstrual cycle.
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Although cyclical physiological changes are common to many species, humans are one of few species to exhibit overt behavioral changes, particularly during the ovulatory phase.
Biostimulation is thought to increase the success of estrus synchronization protocols by inducing an ovulatory response in non-cycling females (Patterson et al.
HELSINKI--A 6-month lifestyle intervention was associated with an increased natural conception rate in infertile anovulatory obese women, compared with infertile ovulatory obese women, although the rate of vaginal births of healthy singletons did not differ between the groups, according to subgroup analyses of the Lifestyle randomized controlled trial.
The main causes of infertility are: ovulatory dysfunction, age and diminished ovarian reserve, male factors, tubal factors, uterine factors, cervical factors, immunological factors, systemic diseases (chronic and autoimmune diseases) and idiopathic factors.