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anovulatory

[an-ov-yuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -oh-vyuh-] /ænˈɒv yə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -ˈoʊ vyə-/
adjective
1.
not associated with, not caused by, or not exhibiting ovulation.
2.
inhibiting ovulation.
Also, anovular
[an-ov-yuh-ler, -oh-vyuh-] /ænˈɒv yə lər, -ˈoʊ vyə-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of anovulatory
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; an-1 + ovulate + -ory1
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anovular in Medicine

anovular an·o·vu·lar (ān-ō'vyə-lər, -ŏv'yə-) or an·o·vu·la·to·ry (-ō'vyə-lə-tôr'ē, -ŏv'yə-)
adj.
Not related to or coincident with ovulation.

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