Ovulate



[ov-yuh-leyt, oh-vyuh-leyt-] /ˈɒv yəˌleɪt, ˈoʊ vyəˌleɪt-/

verb (used without object), ovulated, ovulating. Biology.
1.
to produce and discharge eggs from an ovary or ovarian follicle.
/ˈɒvjʊˌleɪt/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to produce or discharge eggs from an ovary
v.

1888, back-formation from ovulation. Related: Ovulated; ovulating.

ovulate o·vu·late (ō’vyə-lāt’, ŏv’yə-)
v. o·vu·lat·ed, o·vu·lat·ing, o·vu·lates
To produce ova; discharge eggs from the ovary.

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