- precocious sexuality in girls due to abnormally heavy ovarian secretion.
Also hy·per·o·var·i·an·ism [hahy-per-oh-vair-ee-uh-niz-uh m] /ˌhaɪ pər oʊˈvɛər i əˌnɪz əm/, hy·per·o·va·rism [hahy-per-oh-vuh-riz-uh m] /ˌhaɪ pərˈoʊ vəˌrɪz əm/.
Origin of hyperovaria
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- 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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