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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ovulation mean? 

  The noun OVULATION has 1 sense:

1. the expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle)

  Familiarity information: OVULATION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1ovulation [BACK TO TOP]


The expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Hypernyms ("ovulation" is a kind of...):

biological process; organic process (a process occurring in living organisms)


anovulation (the absence of ovulation due to immaturity or post-maturity or pregnancy or oral contraceptive pills or dysfunction of the ovary)

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