Definition of anovulatory in English:

anovulatory

adjective

Medicine
  • (of a menstrual cycle) in which ovulation does not occur.

    • ‘Menorrhagia, or excessive menstrual blood loss, is defined as blood loss of 80 mL per month and can be associated with ovulatory and anovulatory ovarian cycles.’
    • ‘When any anovulatory state exists for any period of time, the ‘polycystic ovary’ emerges.’
    • ‘An anovulatory woman may well be healthier than a female who is ovulating.’
    • ‘One third or more of menstrual cycles in women with generalized seizures are anovulatory.’
    • ‘Irregular, anovulatory cycles may need hormones.’

Pronunciation:

anovulatory

/anˈävyələˌtôrē/