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  • adj. pertaining to ovulation; ovulating


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ovulate +‎ -ory


  • It usually happens once a month but can be more or less depending upon a woman's own ovulatory cycle. sometimes you can release more than one egg. if you don't get pregnant that cycle then your body will have a period in about a couple of weeks. women with annovulatory cycles don't ovulate but still get their period. women with irregular cycles could have a 14 day cycle and then a 60 day cycle the next time.www. taking charge of your fertility - a book In humans, the period when ovulation occurs is called the ovulatory phase, and it occupies the fourteenth day of an idealized twenty-eight day menstrual cycle.

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  • This method involved controlling the ovulatory process with hormones, surgically removing the eggs and fertilizing them outside the body, then returning them to the uterus.

    Times Two

  • If a woman doesn't ovulate, there's no egg to be fertilized, and the most common cause of ovulatory problems is a little talked about -- and frequently undiagnosed -- health problem called polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS.

    Hillary Wright: The Most Common Hormonal Disorder For Women

  • The Economics Prize went to a trio of Americans who discovered that a professional lap dancer's ovulatory cycle affects her tip earnings.

    The 2008 Ig Nobel Prizes

  • The necessity of waiting seven clean days after the cessation of menstruation (a minimum of twelve days) had the result that women with short cycles would be in a post-ovulatory stage before resuming sexual relations in a state of ritual purity.

    Reproductive Technology, New (NRT).

  • Women with a serious ovulatory problem need a good reproductive endocrinologist, not just a different diet.

    What’s New in the World of Medicine

  • Because the participants of the Nurses 'Health Study complete reports every few years detailing their average daily diets, we were able to see if certain foods contributed to ovulatory infertility more than others.

    Fat, Carbs and the Science of Conception

  • The reverse was true for women with the highest intake of plant protein, who were substantially less likely to have had ovulatory infertility than women with the lowest plant protein intake.

    Fat, Carbs and the Science of Conception

  • In general, cold breakfast cereals, white rice and potatoes were linked with a higher risk of ovulatory infertility.

    Fat, Carbs and the Science of Conception

  • Replacing 25 grams of animal protein with 25 grams of plant protein was related to a 50 percent lower risk of ovulatory infertility.

    Fat, Carbs and the Science of Conception


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