ovulatory

adjective
ovu·la·to·ry | \ˈäv-yə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē, ˈōv-\

Definition of ovulatory 

: of, relating to, or involving ovulation the ovulatory cycle

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By contrast, female chimpanzees mate wildly and promiscuously during each ovulatory cycle. Natalie Angier, New York Times, "Secrets of the Y Chromosome," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of ovulatory

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ovulatory was in 1928

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ovulatory

adjective
ovu·la·to·ry | \ˈäv-yə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr- also ˈōv-\

Medical Definition of ovulatory 

: of, relating to, or involving ovulation the ovulatory cycle

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