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an·o·vu·la·tion

 (ăn-ō′vyə-lā′shən, -ŏv′yə-)
n.
The failure, cessation, or suppression of ovulation.

anovulation

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

an•ov•u•la•tion

(ˌæn ɒv yəˈleɪ ʃən, -oʊ vyə-, ænˌɒv yə, -ˌoʊ vyə-)

n.
the absence of ovulation.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anovulation - the absence of ovulation due to immaturity or post-maturity or pregnancy or oral contraceptive pills or dysfunction of the ovaryanovulation - the absence of ovulation due to immaturity or post-maturity or pregnancy or oral contraceptive pills or dysfunction of the ovary
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
ovulation - the expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle)
Translations

an·ov·u·la·tion

n. anovulación, cese de ovulación.

anovulation

n anovulación f
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Hyperandrogenic anovulation (PCOS): a unique disorder of insulin action associated with an increased risk of non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.
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