Definition of anovulatory in English:


Syllabification: an·ov·u·la·to·ry
Pronunciation: /anˈävyələˌtôrē


  • (Of a menstrual cycle) in which ovulation does not occur.
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    • Menorrhagia, or excessive menstrual blood loss, is defined as blood loss of 80 mL per month and can be associated with ovulatory and anovulatory ovarian cycles.
    • One third or more of menstrual cycles in women with generalized seizures are anovulatory.
    • Irregular, anovulatory cycles may need hormones.

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