the expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle)
The formation of ova or eggs in the ovary, and the discharge of the same. In the human female the discharge occurs about halfway between menstruation times.
The release of an ovum from the ovary.
Ovulation is the phase of a female's menstrual cycle in which a mature egg is released from the ovarian follicles into the oviduct. After ovulation, during the luteal phase, the egg will be available to be fertilized by sperm. Concomitantly, the uterine lining is thickened to be able to receive a fertilized egg. If no conception occurs, the uterine lining as well as blood will be shed during menstruation.
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The discharge of an OVUM from a rupturing follicle in the OVARY.
The numerical value of ovulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of ovulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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Nobody really knows why but has something to do with ovulation.
The Pill prevents ovulation by changing your levels of estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone.
If women are not ovulating, it's a relatively simple fix, you can usually fix it with oral meds that induce ovulation. There are also injectable forms. If that's the only problem, it's a very effective form of treatment.
Plus, things like stress can throw off ovulation, so even if you think you are scheduling everything out to the T, your body could naturally be delayed a little bit, if you have sex and take a pregnancy test a few days later, it can still come back negative. That doesn’t mean the test is not accurate or you’re not pregnant, it could mean that you’re doing it too early.
One theory is that in ancestors of humans, orgasm occurred more easily because its function was to cause ovulation to occur. This happens in many animals, once the monthly menstrual cycle began regulating ovulation, orgasm was no longer coupled with reproduction for women. This allowed ability and ease of orgasm becoming more variable in women over millions of years and is why orgasm frequency is much more variable in women than in men.
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