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n. - The expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle).

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  • This process is called ovulation, and it usually occurs about halfway through your cycle, but it can occur earlier or later.
  • Well, the fertile window is around the time of ovulation, which is day
  • BLAKEY: The babies were created through a process called ovulation induction.
  • This passing away of the ovum (singular of ova) is called ovulation, and it occurs in the woman about every twenty-eight days. for more
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