biphasic basal body temperature

biphasic basal body temperature

Reproduction medicine A pattern typical of ovulation and formation of a corpus luteum, which secretes progesterone, which ↑ BBT ± 0.5ºC during the 2nd half of the menstrual cycle. See Basal body temperature.
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