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(ov'yū-lă-tō-rē, ō'vū-),
Relating to ovulation.
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Relating to ovulation.
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These symptoms are commonly experienced with polycystic ovarian syndrome, ovulatory disorders, uterine fibroids and endometriosis.
(3) In women 20 to 40 years of age, the primary common cause of nonstructural uterine bleeding is ovulatory dysfunction, most often caused by PCOS or anovulatory bleeding.
After ovulation, the granulosa and theca of the follicle remained within the ovary, which subsequently formed the post ovulatory follicle (POF).
BT was least around the Ovulatory Phase or mid-cycle, and it increases during secretory phase [Table 1].
Breastfeeding also offers protection against ovarian cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and type two diabetes.Another way in which breastfeeding reduces chances of getting cancer, according to Dr Mutuma, is because of the differentiation of breast tissues and reduction of lifetime number of ovulatory cycles.
On that basis, current treatment strategies aim at reducing insulin resistance in patients with PCOS and, consequently, to reach a reduction of compensatory hyperinsulinemia, improving metabolic and ovulatory features [3-5].
According to the company, the GONAL-f RFF Redi-ject (follitropin alfa injection) is indicated for induction of ovulation and pregnancy in oligo-anovulatory women in whom the cause of infertility is functional and not due to primary ovarian failure and development of multiple follicles in ovulatory women as part of an Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) cycle.
Male involvement and factors associated with male involvement in spouse's menstrual and ovulatory cycles
'That it's normal to have irregular menstruation the first two years after menarche, or the first time they ever get their period, as it becomes ovulatory or regular thereafter,' said Fernando.