superovulation

noun su·per·ovu·la·tion \ ˌsü-pər-ˌäv-yə-ˈlā-shən , -ˌōv- \

Definition of superovulation

: production of exceptional numbers of ova at one time

superovulate

play \ˌsü-pər-ˈäv-yə-ˌlāt, -ˈōv-\ verb

First Known Use of superovulation

1927

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superovulation

noun su·per·ovu·la·tion \ -ˌäv-yə-ˈlā-shən \

medical Definition of superovulation

: ovulation marked by the production of more than the normal number of mature eggs at one time
  • infertility treatment including the use of gonadotropins to induce superovulation

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