preovulatory

adjective
pre·​ovu·​la·​to·​ry | \ (ˌ)prē-ˈäv-yə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce preovulatory (audio) , -ˈōv- \

Definition of preovulatory

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

First Known Use of preovulatory

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Preovulatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preovulatory. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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preovulatory

adjective
pre·​ovu·​la·​to·​ry | \ -ˈäv-yə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr-, -ˈōv- How to pronounce preovulatory (audio) \

Medical Definition of preovulatory

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

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