anovulatory

adjective an·ovu·la·to·ry \ (ˌ)an-ˈäv-yə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē , -ˈōv- \

Definition of anovulatory

1 : not involving or accompanied by ovulation
  • anovulatory bleeding
2 : suppressing ovulation

First Known Use of anovulatory

1934

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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anovulatory

adjective an·ovu·la·to·ry \ (ˈ)an-ˈäv-yə-lə-tōr-ē , -ˈōv- , -ˌtȯr- \

medical Definition of anovulatory

1 : not involving or associated with ovulation
  • anovulatory bleeding
2 : suppressing ovulation
  • anovulatory drugs

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