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1. ovulation

noun. ['ˌoʊvjəˈleɪʃən'] the expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle).

Synonyms

  • organic process

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • anabolism

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • ovulum (English)
  • ovulum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Ovulation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with ovulation


1. Noun, singular or mass
The drug can disrupt ovulation in women and may also decrease sperm count and motility in males.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Luteinizing hormone triggers ovulation in females.

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