decapacitation

[ dē′kə-păs′ĭ-tāshən ]

n.

The prevention of capacitation by spermatozoa, and thus of their ability to fertilize egg cells.

Nearby words

  1. diabelli,
  2. diabelli, antonio,
  3. diabetes,
  4. diabetes insipidus,
  5. diabetes intermittens,
  6. diabetic,
  7. diabetic acidosis,
  8. diabetic coma,
  9. diabetic dermopathy,
  10. diabetic diet


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