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anovulatory

[an-ov-yuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -oh-vyuh-]
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  1. not associated with, not caused by, or not exhibiting ovulation.
  2. inhibiting ovulation.
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Also an·ov·u·lar [an-ov-yuh-ler, -oh-vyuh-] /ænˈɒv yə lər, -ˈoʊ vyə-/.

Origin of anovulatory

First recorded in 1930–35; an-1 + ovulate + -ory1
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