Definition of Anovulation

1. Noun. The absence of ovulation due to immaturity or post-maturity or pregnancy or oral contraceptive pills or dysfunction of the ovary.

Generic synonyms: Biological Process, Organic Process
Antonyms: Ovulation



Definition of Anovulation

1. Noun. lack of ovulation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Anovulation

1. The absence of ovulation. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anovulation

another(a)
another country heard from
another county heard from
another day, another dollar
another nail in one's coffin
anotta
anough
anourous
anovesical
anovulant
anovulants
anovular
anovular ovarian follicle
anovulation (current term)
anovulatory
anovulatory drug
anow
anoxaemia
anoxaemia test
anoxaemias
anoxemia
anoxemias
anoxemic
anoxhæmia
anoxia
anoxia neonatorum

Literary usage of Anovulation

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1. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Immediately prior to the cessation of menses, long periods of anovulation may occur, during which both FSH and LH may be elevated. ..."

2. Women and Alcohol Abuse: Prevention Resource Guide (1993)
"Alcoholic women may have disorders of menstrual cycle function, including amenorrhea, luteal phase dysfunction, anovulation, and early menopause. ..."

3. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... on the endometrium of unopposed estrogen stimulation.62 Obesity is associated with increased anovulation, increasing levels of circulating estrogens, ..."

4. Drug Addiction Research & the Health of Women edited by Cora L. Wetherington (1999)
"... administration of synthetic corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) suppresses the release of LH and FSH, which can result in anovulation and amenorrhea. ..."

5. Rural Substance Abuse: State of Knowledge & Issues edited by Elizabeth B. Robertson (1999)
"In women, they include anovulation, amenorrhea, and early menopause (Rubin 1989) Alcohol-related testicular atrophy may contribute significantly to sexual ..."

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