(pōst-ō′vyə-lə-tôr′ē, -ŏv′yə-)
Of or occurring in the period shortly after ovulation.
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3] World Health Organisation Task Force on Postovulatory Methods of Fertility Regulation 1, Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training, World Health Organisation.
on Postovulatory Methods of Fertility Regulation, Efficacy of Two Intervals and Two Routes of Administration of Misoprostol for Terminating Pregnancy: A Randomized Controlled Equivalence Trial, 396 LANCET 1938.
Histological staging of ovaries was based on the stage of oocyte development and on the occurrence of postovulatory follicles and atresia, described by Macchi et al.
Hsueh, "Involvement of apoptosis in ovarian follicular atresia and postovulatory regression," Endocrinology, vol.
In females, ovaries were assessed and scored on a scale of 1 to 4, from minimum to maximum, for the following parameters: stroma size (mass of small follicles); follicle number; follicle size; amount of retained yolk material, indicating the presence of postovulatory or atretic follicles; oviduct hypertrophy, indicating preparation for egg production; density of membranous covering of ovary; and flaccidity of the vent, also indicating preparation for egg laying.
Incidence and treatment of inadequate postovulatory progesterone concentrations in repeat breeder cows.
The histological observations of this study register for the first time the presence of hydrated oocyte phase in the mature ovaries and oocytes in atresia and postovulatory follicle phase in the spent ovaries for H.
Germinal epithelium, folliculogenesis, and postovulatory follicles in ovaries of Rainbow Trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792) (Teleostei, Protacanthopterygii, Salmoniformes).
The postovulatory rise of progesterone triggers profound changes in the epithelial cells, stromal cells and the matrix and blood vessels of the endometrium (47).
Preovulatory, postovulatory, and postmaternal recognition effects of concentrations of progesterone on embryonic survival in the cow.