polyspermy

noun
poly·​sper·​my | \ ˈpäl-i-ˌspər-mē How to pronounce polyspermy (audio) \
plural polyspermies

Medical Definition of polyspermy

: 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 25 Sep. 2020.

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