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superfecundation

superfecundation

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

Definition of SUPERFECUNDATION

1
:  successive fertilization of two or more ova from the same ovulation especially by different sires
2
:  fertilization at one time of a number of ova excessive for the species

First Known Use of SUPERFECUNDATION

circa 1855

superfecundation

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

Medical Definition of SUPERFECUNDATION

1
:  successive fertilization of two or more ova from the same ovulation especially by different sires
2
:  fertilization at one time of a number of ova excessive for the species

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