HyperDic: ovulate

English > 1 sense of the word ovulate:
VERBbodyovulateproduce and discharge eggs
English > ovulate: 1 sense > verb 1, body
Meaningproduce and discharge eggs.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"women ovulate about once every month"
Entailed bymenstruate, flowUndergo menstruation
Broaderexhaust, discharge, expel, eject, releaseEliminate (a substance)
Spanishovular
Catalanovular
Nounsovulationthe expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle)
ovulea small or immature ovum
ovumthe female reproductive cell

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