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(ŏv′yə-lāt′, ō′vyə-)
intr.v. ovu·lated, ovu·lating, ovu·lates
To produce ova; discharge eggs from the ovary.

ov′u·la′tion n.
ov′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.


Patient discussion about ovulate

Q. i just have my period last november 25 and ended on 28.when is my possible fertile and ovulation period please help me identify my fertile and ovulation period

A. If someone knew it, it'd solve the human race many problems with fertility. The problem is that ovulation (and thus, the period of possible fertility) happens 14 days BEFORE the onset of menses, so you know about it only retrospectively.

However there ways such as serial body temperature measuring, along with kits that measures the level of hormones in the urine in order to estimate the time of the coming ovulation, and help in timing intercourse.

You may read more about it here (www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovulation-signs/AN01521 ) but anyway, consulting a doctor (e.g. gynecologist) may be wise.

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Synchronisation of ovulation in gilts was suggested by DEGENSTEIN et al.
Studies that showed a reduction in the interval pLH application and ovulation did not observe any effect on oestrus duration (DEGENSTEIN et al.
Experiment 1: Endocrine changes and timing of ovulation
The experiment was carried out to determine the timing of ovulation and changes in peripheral plasma concentrations of progesterone, estrogen and LH in Murrah buffaloes (n = 10) treated with Heatsynch protocol whereas (n = 5) were non -cycling on the basis of progesterone analysis therefore not taken for experiment.
In most mammalian species, completion of the first part of meiosis occurs at ovulation, whereas the second meiotic division is completed upon fertilization.
Time to ovulation for both OC groups was longer than in natural cycles.
Short-term use of metformin (Glucophage) improves ovulation rates for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, based on systematic reviews of randomized controlled trials [RCT]).
In NFP circles, it has been known for years that the body can make several attempts before ovulation actually occurs.
For example, nutritional information and coupons for Stuart Prenatal(R) Vitamins are included in the instruction pamphlets found in their First Response One-Step Ovulation Predictor Test.
298) and its corollary that pregnancy, breast feeding an infant, or taking oral contraceptives lessens a woman's cancer risk by giving her welcome rests from ovulation and easing wear and tear on the ovaries.
NFP will not fail because of a second fertile period or secondary ovulation in the same cycle," says Spieler, who has conducted studies on ovulation.