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hyperovaria

[hahy-per-oh-vair-ee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pər oʊˈvɛər i ə/
noun, Pathology.
1.
precocious sexuality in girls due to abnormally heavy ovarian secretion.
Also, hyperovarianism
[hahy-per-oh-vair-ee-uh-niz-uh m] /ˌhaɪ pər oʊˈvɛər i əˌnɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
hyperovarism
[hahy-per-oh-vuh-riz-uh m] /ˌhaɪ pərˈoʊ vəˌrɪz əm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of hyperovaria
hyper- + New Latin ovaria, derivative of ovarium ovary; see -a2
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hyperovarianism in Medicine

hyperovarianism hy·per·o·var·i·an·ism (hī'pər-ō-vâr'ē-ə-nĭz'əm)
n.
A condition of sexual precocity in girls due to premature development of the ovaries accompanied by the secretion of ovarian hormones.

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