HyperDic: ovulation

English > 1 sense of the word ovulation:
NOUNprocessovulationthe expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle)
ovulation > pronunciation
Soundsow.vyahley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > ovulation: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningThe expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle).
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
OppositeanovulationThe absence of ovulation due to immaturity or post-maturity or pregnancy or oral contraceptive pills or dysfunction of the ovary
Spanishovulación
Catalanovulació
Verbsovulateproduce and discharge eggs

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