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spinnbarkeit

Pronunciation: spin'bahr-kit

Definition: The stringy, elastic character of cervical mucus during the ovulatory period; in contrast to other times in the menstrual cycle, cervical secretions at midcycle are clear, abundant, and of low viscosity.

[Ger. spinnbar, fit for spinning + keit, ness]

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