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superfecundation

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noun su·per·fe·cun·da·tion \ˌsü-pər-ˌfe-kən-ˈdā-shən, -ˌfē-\

Definition of superfecundation

  1. 1 :  successive fertilization of two or more ova from the same ovulation especially by different sires

  2. 2 :  fertilization at one time of a number of ova excessive for the species



Circa 1855

First Known Use of superfecundation

circa 1855


Medical Dictionary

superfecundation

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noun su·per·fe·cun·da·tion \ˌsü-pər-ˌfek-ən-ˈdā-shən, -ˌfē-kən-\

Medical Definition of superfecundation

  1. 1:  successive fertilization of two or more ova from the same ovulation especially by different sires

  2. 2:  fertilization at one time of a number of ova excessive for the species




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