anovulation

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(an″ov″yŭ-lā′shŏn)

[¹an- + ovulation]
Failure to ovulate. This commonly occurs during the reproductive cycle, beginning in puberty when ovulation is irregular, and recurring after pregnancy and during menopause. Diseases causing anovulation include polycystic ovary syndrome.
SEE: ovulation

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