anovulatory

[ an-ov-yuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -oh-vyuh- ]
/ ænˈɒv yə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -ˈoʊ vyə- /

adjective

not associated with, not caused by, or not exhibiting ovulation.
inhibiting ovulation.
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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Medicine definitions for anovular

anovular

[ ăn-ōvyə-lər, -ŏvyə- ]

adj.

Not related to or coincident with ovulation.
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