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ænˈɒv yə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -ˈoʊ vyə-; -ˈɒv yə lər, -ˈoʊ vyə-anovu·la·to·ry

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  1. anovulatoryadjective

    Not ovulatory; characterized by anovulation (a lack of ovulation).

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  1. anovulatory

    Anovulation is when the ovaries do not release an oocyte during a menstrual cycle. Therefore, ovulation does not take place. However, a woman who does not ovulate at each menstrual cycle is not necessarily going through menopause. Chronic anovulation is a common cause of infertility. In addition to the alteration of menstrual periods and infertility, chronic anovulation can cause or exacerbate other long-term problems, such as hyperandrogenism or osteopenia. It plays a central role in the multiple imbalances and dysfunctions of polycystic ovary syndrome. During the first two years after menarche 50% of the menstrual cycles could be anovulatory cycles. It is in fact possible to restore ovulation using appropriate medication, and ovulation is successfully restored in approximately 90% of cases. The first step is the diagnosis of anovulation. The identification of anovulation is not easy; contrary to what is commonly believed, women undergoing anovulation still have (more or less) regular periods. In general, women only notice that there is a problem once they have started trying to conceive. Temperature charting is a useful way of providing early clues about anovulation, and can help gynaecologists in their diagnosis.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anovulatory in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anovulatory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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