anovulant

[ an-ov-yuh-luhnt, -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.

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Origin of anovulant

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

anovulant
[ ăn′ŏvyə-lənt ]

n.

A drug that suppresses ovulation.
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