verb (used without object), ov·u·lat·ed, ov·u·lat·ing. Biology.
- ovshinsky effect,
- ovular membrane,
- ovulation method,
Origin of ovulate
Examples from the Web for 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.”
Word Origin for ovulate
1888, back-formation from ovulation. Related: Ovulated; ovulating.