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Antonyms for anovulation

the absence of ovulation due to immaturity or post-maturity or pregnancy or oral contraceptive pills or dysfunction of the ovary

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High singleton live birth rate following classical ovulation induction in normogonadotrophic anovulatory infertility (WHO 2) Hum Reprod.
Anovulatory bleeding was most common in the above 40 age group.
uterine effects of Metformin administration in anovulatory women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
For example, in Case 1, the patient is experiencing anovulatory cycles, as evidenced by her irregular menses and the need for ovulation induction to achieve her pregnancies, The success rate of endometrial ablation in the setting of chronic anovulation is unknown.
It has been recently proposed as an alternative to CC and a first-line treatment agent to induce ovulation in anovulatory and ovulatory infertile patients.
The women were mostly in their 40s and tended to be overweight or obese, so the underlying mechanisms were presumably anovulatory cycles.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is diagnosed for women of childbearing age presenting with 2 of the following: 1) oligo- or anovulatory menstrual irregularities, 2) evidence of hyperandrogenism in the absence of secondary cause; 3) enlarged ovaries with multiple small follicular cysts on transvaginal ultrasound (strength of recommendation [SOR]: C, based on expert opinion).
Because of their anovulatory cycles, PCOS patients have an increased ratio of estrogen to progesterone.
"Many of the menstrual cycles in the first years are anovulatory because of the immaturity of the hypothalamic, pituitary, and ovarian axis, and this causes incomplete shedding of the uterine lining and prolonged bleeding," she said.
It may be anovulatory characterised by irregular, unpredictable bleeding or ovulatory resulting in heavy but regular periods.
The polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine diseases in women affecting up to 8% of women in reproductive age.1 PCOS is characterised by chronic anovulatory cycles oligo- or amenorrhea hirsutism and insulin resistance while obesity is also common.
"Disruption of the hypothalamicpituitary-gonadal axis during cancer treatment also may cause anovulatory uterine bleeding," they wrote, adding that gynecologists may, therefore, be consulted regarding strategies for suppressing menstruation prior to treatment or during an episode of severe heavy bleeding to stop the bleeding emergency.
When performing ovulation induction and controlled ovarian stimulation, use the lowest dose of drug necessary to obtain a single mature follicle in anovulatory women, two follicles in young ovulatory women, and three follicles in women 38 to 40 years old.
The progesterone-eluting IUD thickens cervical mucus, impairs sperm movement, suppresses endometrial development, and has a slight anovulatory effect.