ovulation

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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.

o·vu·la·tion

(ō′vyə-lā′shən, ŏv′yə-lā′shən)
The release of eggs or egg cells from the ovary in female animals, regulated in mammals by hormones of the pituitary gland. In humans and most other primates, ovulation usually occurs midway through the menstrual cycle.

ovulation

The release of a ripe egg from a female’s ovary. See ovarian cycle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ovulation - the expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle)
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
anovulation - the absence of ovulation due to immaturity or post-maturity or pregnancy or oral contraceptive pills or dysfunction of the ovary
Translations

ovulation

[ˌəʊvjʊˈleɪʃən] Novulación f

ovulation

[ˌɒvjuˈleɪʃən] novulation f

ovulation

nEisprung m, → Ovulation f

ovulation

[ˌɒvjʊˈleɪʃn] novulazione f

o·vu·la·tion

n. ovulación, liberación periódica del óvulo o gamete por el ovario.

ovulation

n ovulación f
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Serum inhibin levels during the periovulatory interval in normal women: relationships with sex steroid and gonadotrophin levels.
In vitro steroidogenesis by primary to antral follicles in the hamster during the periovulatory period: effects of follicle-stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone, and prolactin.
Hormonal regulation of MicroRNA expression in periovulatory mouse mural granulosa cells.
The sequential use of hFSH/rFSH is the same as the natural physiologic cycle, where more acidic isoforms of FSH are produced in the follicular phase, when the estradiol level is low, and fewer acidic isoforms are produced in the late follicular and periovulatory phase, when estradiol is high.
The periovulatory estrogen peak was assumed to cause sexual motivation in the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral tissues, (1) and this peak is accompanied by an increase in testosterone.
Periovulatory profiles of oestradiol LH and progesterone in relation to oestrus and embryo mortality in multiparous sows using transrectal ultrasonography to detect ovulation.
In addition, catamenial seizures exhibit at least 3 patterns: perimenstrual, periovulatory within ovulatory cycles, and entire luteal phase within anovulatory cycles.
Laparoscopic examination was carried out every six days after the first day of menstrual bleeding, and daily during the periovulatory stage.
No difference in cycle length was observed for women who took ECPs during the periovulatory phase of the cycle (from two days before to two days after the expected day of ovulation).
Body condition and protein supplementation positively affect periovulatory ovarian activity by non LH-mediated pathways in goats.