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polyspermy

[pol-ee-spur-mee]
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noun
  1. the fertilization of an ovum by several spermatozoa.

Origin of polyspermy

First recorded in 1885–90; see origin at polyspermia, -y3
Related formspol·y·sper·mic [pol-ee-spur-mik] /ˌpɒl iˈspɜr mɪk/, adjective
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polyspermy in Medicine

polyspermy

(pŏlē-spûr′mē)
n.
  1. The entrance of more than one spermatozoon into the ovum.polyspermia
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