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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.
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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.
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ovulation

The release of a ripe egg from a female’s ovary. See ovarian cycle.
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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
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Translations

ovulation

[ˌəʊvjʊˈleɪʃən] Novulación f
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ovulation

[ˌɒvjuˈleɪʃən] novulation f
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ovulation

nEisprung m, → Ovulation f
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ovulation

[ˌɒvjʊˈleɪʃn] novulazione f
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o·vu·la·tion

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

n ovulación f
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References in periodicals archive ?
In other words, ideally, sexual intercourse should occur before the moment of ovulation in order to increase your odds of conception.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 6, 2019-: Ovulation Test Industry 2019 Growth Status, Emerging Trends, Business Insights, Advancements and Opportunities to 2023
PCOS is another name for "chronic oligoanovulation"--irregular or absent ovulation resulting in irregular or absent menstruation.
Days 10-13: As ovulation approaches, you are feeling your sexiest and are most fertile during these days.
Because of the duration of ovulation in swine (1-4 h; SOEDE, 1993), viability of the oocytes (1.2-6.3 h; SOEDE et al., 1992), and the lifespan of sperms in the uterus (~24h; SOEDE et al., 1995), AI protocols consider insemination until 24h before ovulation as the optimal time to obtain a good fertility (KEMP & SOEDE, 1997; BENNEMANN et al., 2005).
This period, which is also called the foal heat, is characterized by physiological follicular development and ovulation of the mare.
NSAIDs like ibuprofen may also help, but you shouldn't take them if you're trying to get pregnant as they can interfere with ovulation.
As women continue to postpone motherhood, at-home ovulation tests are becoming an increasingly popular way for women to detect when they are ovulating so that they can time intercourse precisely and increase the likelihood of conception in the face of waning fertility.
Awassi breed is monotoccus with an ovulation rate of 1 and very low incidence of twinning [4].
The control group received a control diet (CD) throughout the experimental period, while the supplemental group was offered a high-energy diet (H-ED) for a 5-day period from days 10-14 after ovulation. The follicles were scanned by ultrasonography, and the blood was sampled to measure the metabolites and progesterone.