fertile period

n.

The period in the menstrual cycle during which conception is most likely to occur, usually 10 to 18 days after the onset of menstruation.

Nearby words

  1. ferryboat,
  2. ferryman,
  3. fertigate,
  4. fertile,
  5. fertile crescent,
  6. fertilely,
  7. fertilisation,
  8. fertility,
  9. fertility cult,
  10. fertility drug


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