postfertilization

adjective
post·​fer·​til·​iza·​tion | \ ˌpōst-ˌfərt-ᵊl-ə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce postfertilization (audio) \

Medical Definition of postfertilization

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: occurring in the period following fertilization the early postfertilization stages of embryonic development— N. A. Wivel & LeRoy Walters

postfertilization

adverb

Medical Definition of postfertilization (Entry 2 of 2)

: after fertilization changes occurring 48 hours postfertilization

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