- to produce and discharge eggs from an ovary or ovarian follicle.
Origin of ovulate
Examples from the Web for ovulatory
Contemporary Examples of ovulatory
J.E. Chavarro, et al. “Caffeinated and Alcoholic Beverage Intake in Relation to Ovulatory Disorder Infertility.”
J.E. Chavarro, et al. “Protein Intake and Ovulatory Infertility.”
J.E. Chavarro, et al. “Iron Intake and Risk of Ovulatory Infertility.”
- (intr) to produce or discharge eggs from an ovary
Word Origin for ovulate
Word Origin and History for ovulatory
1888, back-formation from ovulation. Related: Ovulated; ovulating.
- Of, relating to, or characterizing ovulation.
- To produce ova; discharge eggs from the ovary.