anovulatory

adjective
an·​ovu·​la·​to·​ry | \ (ˌ)an-ˈäv-yə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce anovulatory (audio) , -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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anovulatory. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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anovulatory

adjective
an·​ovu·​la·​to·​ry | \ (ˈ)an-ˈäv-yə-lə-tōr-ē How to pronounce anovulatory (audio) , -ˈōv- How to pronounce anovulatory (audio) , -ˌtȯr- \

Medical Definition of anovulatory

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

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