superfecundation

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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

1830


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 :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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