superfecundation

noun
su·​per·​fe·​cun·​da·​tion | \ ˌsü-pər-ˌfe-kən-ˈdā-shən How to pronounce superfecundation (audio) , -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, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of superfecundation was in 1830

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“Superfecundation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superfecundation. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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superfecundation

noun
su·​per·​fe·​cun·​da·​tion | \ ˌsü-pər-ˌfek-ən-ˈdā-shən How to pronounce superfecundation (audio) , -ˌfē-kən- How to pronounce superfecundation (audio) \

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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