polyspermy

noun

poly·​sper·​my ˈpäl-i-ˌspər-mē How to pronounce polyspermy (audio)
plural polyspermies
: the entrance of several spermatozoa into one egg compare dispermy, monospermy

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“Polyspermy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polyspermy. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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