preovulatory


pre·ovu·la·to·ry

adjective \(ˌ)prē-ˈäv-yə-lə-ˌtr-ē, -ˈōv-\

Definition of PREOVULATORY

:  occurring or existing in or typical of the period immediately preceding ovulation

First Known Use of PREOVULATORY

1935

pre·ovu·la·to·ry

adjective \-ˈäv-yə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtr-, -ˈōv-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PREOVULATORY

: occurring in, being in, existing in, or typical of the period immediately preceding ovulation <preovulatory oocytes>

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