superovulation

noun
su·​per·​ovu·​la·​tion | \ ˌsü-pər-ˌäv-yə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce superovulation (audio) , -ˌōv- \

Definition of superovulation

: production of exceptional numbers of ova at one time

Other Words from superovulation

superovulate \ ˌsü-​pər-​ˈäv-​yə-​ˌlāt How to pronounce superovulate (audio) , -​ˈōv-​ \ verb

First Known Use of superovulation

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Superovulation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superovulation. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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superovulation

noun
su·​per·​ovu·​la·​tion | \ -ˌäv-yə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce superovulation (audio) \

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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