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Diagram of the female reproductive organs showing the uterus, mucous membranes, fallopian tubes, the cervix, overies, the vagina and labia

Ovulation is when a woman's body releases an egg. It means you can get pregnant and usually happens 14 days after your last period. Another word for this is egg release.

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