anovulant

[ an-ov-yuh-luh nt, -oh-vyuh- ]
/ ænˈɒv yə lənt, -ˈoʊ vyə- /

adjective

of, characterized by, or pertaining to a lack of or suppression of ovulation.

noun

a substance that suppresses ovulation.

Nearby words

  1. anouilh,
  2. anouilh, jean,
  3. anourous,
  4. anova,
  5. anovesical,
  6. anovular,
  7. anovular menstruation,
  8. anovulation,
  9. anovulatory,
  10. anoxaemia

Origin of anovulant

First recorded in 1965–70; an-1 + ovul(ate) + -ant

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Medicine definitions for anovulant

anovulant

[ ăn′ŏvyə-lənt ]

n.

A drug that suppresses ovulation.

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