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Medical Term:

Ogino-Knaus rule

Pronunciation: o-je'no naws

Definition: the time in the menstrual period when conception is most likely to occur is at about midway between two menstrual periods; fertilization of the ovum is least likely just before or just after menstruation; the basis for the rhythm method of contraception.

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