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- noun biology The release of
multiple eggsduring ovulation
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She probably simply used fertility drugs that caused "hyperovulation" and the drugs worked too well.
(I say "ostensible" because it seems to me a tough sell to argue to a court that religious beliefs permit a doctor to use medication to spur hyperovulation - for the sole purpose of making artificial insemination work - but prevent her from performing the actual insemination.)
DNA damage and potentially cancer-the so called "incessant ovulation" hypothesis. 1 By stimulating hyperovulation, fertility drugs might therefore increase the risk of cancer.