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(Science: embryology) Having an abnormal closure or absence of a body opening or tubular organ (for example, a child born without an oesophagus would have an atretic birthdefect).

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How to "delay" a woman's menstrual cycle?

Since a cycle where follicles form but no ovulation occurs (I think it's called an atretic cycle) will delay the end of the cycle, I would think that estrogen input around the normal ovulation time would do it as well. Not sure why you'd want to, though...

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by Darby
Thu Apr 05, 2007 5:41 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How to "delay" a woman's menstrual cycle?
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