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Topic: BIRTH

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: ovulum 'small egg', from Latin ovum; OVUM

ovulate

verb
     
ov‧u‧late [intransitive]
HBMB when a woman or female animal ovulates, she produces eggs inside her body
ovulation noun [uncountable]
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