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anovular

 [an-ov´u-lar]
not accompanied by ovulation.

an·ov·u·la·to·ry

(an-ov'yū-lă-tōr-ē),
Absence of the development of a mature ovarian follicle and/or the discharge of the oocyte during a menstrual cycle.
Synonym(s): anovular

anovulatory

/an·ov·u·la·to·ry/ (an-ov´u-lah-tor″e) not accompanied by discharge of an oocyte.

anovulatory

(ăn-ō′vyə-lə-tôr′ē, -ŏv′yə-)
adj.
1. Relating to or causing the suppression of ovulation: an anovulatory drug.
2. Not associated with or influenced by ovulation.

anovulatory

Anovular adjective Unassociated with discharge of an egg from the ovary

anovulatory

pertaining to anovulation.

anovulatory follicular cyst
see cystic follicle.
anovulatory luteinized cyst
the theca undergoes luteinization when the follicle fails to ovulate.
anovulatory ovarian cysts
see cystic ovarian disease.
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Ovulatory status for the Bangladeshi women was not known; it is thus possible that the low cycle day -5 values reflect the inclusion of anovulatory cycles compared with the cycles for the US women, all of which were ovulatory.
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Abnormalities occurred in oviduct and ovarian capsule structure, as well as the development of anovulatory polyfollicular ovaries during adulthood.
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