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what does ovulation mean .. and fertilition?

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Dr. Brendan Rice
17 years experience Family Medicine
Definitions: Ovulation is when an egg is released by the ovaries, which usually happens in women each month. Fertilization is when that released egg meets sperm from a male, causing a series of events to occur which, barring any problems, typically results in a baby about nine months later.
Answered on May 10, 2014
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